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Second Reading Speeches

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Implements a reform agreed to by the Council of Australian Governments on 3 July 2008 by amending the:

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
to enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to vary the Maximum Residue Limit Standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code; and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
to make consequential amendments. Also amends the
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
to: amend the annual reporting requirements; and correct inconsistencies.