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Food Standards Amendment (Truth in LabellingPalm Oil) Bill 2011


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Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010



Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick; BROWN, Sen Bob

Summary

Amends the: Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve labelling standards to be used by food producers, manufacturers and distributors of food containg palm oil; and Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to include the use of palm oil in the characteristics of any goods for the purposes of misleading conduct as to the nature of goods.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/09/10  
Second reading moved 30/09/10  
Second reading debate 23/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 23/06/11 Amendment details: 4 Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
Third reading agreed to 23/06/11  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/11  
Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42) 20/03/12  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens/Independent [sheet 7090 revised 4]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (27/10/2010): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/06/2011)
  • Referred to Committee (07/07/2011): House Standing Committee on Economics; Committee report (19/09/2011)
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