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Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Food Labelling) Bill 2012 (No. 2)


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; provide that the labelling is based on the ingoing weight of the ingredients and components; and create penalties and defences; and Imported Food Control Act 1992 to make a consequential amendment.

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 17/09/12  
Second reading moved 17/09/12  
Discharged from Notice Paper 15/05/13  
     

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 (20/09/2012): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Committee report (25/03/2013)
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