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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

Amends the: Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994 and Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 to simplify reporting requirements for annual returns; Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 to: enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to manage errors in an application at the preliminary assessment stage, grant part of a variation application, and vary a label approval where that approval is suspended; enable the APVMA and Food Standards Australia New Zealand to agree on appropriate timeframes for notifications about variations to the Maximum Residue Limits Standard; and clarify that the ‘expiry date’ is the date after which a chemical product must not be used; and Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 and Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 to: establish civil pecuniary penalties for providing false or misleading information; and make minor and technical amendments, including the removal of redundant provisions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/10/17  
Second reading moved 25/10/17  
Second reading debate 12/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 12/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 12/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/18  
Second reading moved 13/02/18  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet JC512]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes