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Second Reading Speeches

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Removing Re-approval and Re-registration) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Amends the:

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
to: prevent the expiry of active constituent approvals and prevent the application of dates after which a registration cannot be renewed; remove the requirement for applications to be made to re-approve active constituents or re-register chemical products; enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to require information to be provided about substances supplied as a chemical product; simplify how variations to approvals and registrations are processed by APVMA; and enable APVMA to charge a fee when it provides copies of documents in its possession; and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
,
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
,
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Act 2013
and
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
to make consequential amendments.