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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend laws relating to agricultural and veterinary chemicals, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

4............ Review of operation of amendments................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Approvals, registrations, permits and licences                         3

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                       3

Schedule 2—Re-approvals and re-registrations                                                 85

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     85

Schedule 3—Enforcement                                                                                             100

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994                 100

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992              103

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                   158

Schedule 4—Data protection                                                                                        260

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                   260

Schedule 5—Arrangements for collecting levy                                                 276

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994                 276

Schedule 6—Miscellaneous                                                                                            283

Part 1—Miscellaneous amendments                                                                   283

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994                 283

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994                                             284

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992              285

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                   287

Part 2—Transitional, application and savings provisions                         290

 



A Bill for an Act to amend laws relating to agricultural and veterinary chemicals, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Act 2012 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 to 6

1 July 2013.

1 July 2013

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Review of operation of amendments

             (1)  The Minister must cause a review to be conducted of:

                     (a)  the operation of the amendments made by this Act; and

                     (b)  any other related matter that the Minister specifies.

             (2)  At least one of the persons conducting the review must be a person who is not otherwise appointed, employed or engaged by the Commonwealth.

             (3)  The review must include a request for, and consideration of, submissions from members of the public.

             (4)  The Minister must cause a written report of the review to be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after 1 July 2018.