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Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Genetically Modified Material) Bill 2010


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick; SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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 containing genetically modified material.

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 16/11/10  
Second reading moved 16/11/10  
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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/11/2010): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/08/2011)
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