Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2018

11 February 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN 978-1-76010-905-9

View the report as a single document - (PDF 306KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 23KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 6KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 59KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Purpose of the bill
Consideration of the bill by other committees
Public consultation on the exposure draft of the bill

Chapter 2 (PDF 78KB)

Schedule 1—Main amendments
Schedule 2—Other amendments

Chapter 3 (PDF 111KB)

Part 1—Approval and registration
Part 2—Information to be taken into account in determining applications
Part 3—Limits on the use of information
Part 4—Computerised decision-making
Part 5—Accreditation of assessors 
Part 7—Notification of new information
Part 8—Definition of registered chemical product
Part 9—Suspension or cancellation of approval or registration for provision of false or misleading information
Part 10—Supply of registered chemical products with unapproved label
Part 11 —Variation of approval or registration during suspension
Part 12—Safety, efficacy, trade and labelling criteria
Part 13—Annual operational plan
Part 14—Other amendments
Committee view

Australian Labor Party Dissenting Report (PDF 11KB)
Australian Greens Dissenting Report (PDF 16KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 7KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511