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


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture

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.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/14  
Second reading moved 19/03/14  
Second reading debate 26/05/14  
Second reading debate 27/05/14  
Second reading agreed to 27/05/14  
Third reading agreed to 27/05/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/14  
Second reading moved 16/06/14  
Second reading debate 25/06/14  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/06/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/06/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/07/14  
Third reading agreed to 14/07/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/07/14  
Assent 21/07/14 Act no.: 91 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7485]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (20/03/2014): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/06/2014)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )