25 Oct 2017
House of Representatives
Agriculture and Water Resources
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994 and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 to simplify reporting requirements for annual returns;
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 to: enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to manage errors in an application at the preliminary assessment stage, grant part of a variation application, and vary a label approval where that approval is suspended; enable the APVMA and Food Standards Australia New Zealand to agree on appropriate timeframes for notifications about variations to the Maximum Residue Limits Standard; and clarify that the ‘expiry date’ is the date after which a chemical product must not be used; and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 to: establish civil pecuniary penalties for providing false or misleading information; and make minor and technical amendments, including the removal of redundant provisions.