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Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MILNE, Sen Christine; XENOPHON, Sen Nick

Summary

Amends the: Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: create specific requirements for country of origin labelling for food; extend country of origin labelling to all packaged and unpackaged food for retail sale; restrict the range of labelling to three kinds of claim; and create penalties and defences; and Imported Food Control Act 1992 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/02/15  
Second reading moved 12/02/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes