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Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2013


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
MILNE, Sen Christine

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 16/05/13  
Second reading moved 16/05/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7431]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes