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Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Implements a reform agreed to by the Council of Australian Governments on 3 July 2008 by amending the: Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 to enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to vary the Maximum Residue Limit Standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code; and Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 and Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 to make consequential amendments. Also amends the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 to: amend the annual reporting requirements; and correct inconsistencies.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/09/10  
Second reading moved 30/09/10  
Referred to Main Committee 19/10/10  
Second reading debate 20/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/10  
Reported from Main Committee 20/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/10/10  
Second reading moved 25/10/10  
Second reading debate 28/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 28/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 28/10/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28/10/10  
Assent 17/11/10 Act no.: 121 of 2010
     

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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes