Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Imported Food Control Amendment Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Imported Food Control Amendment Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Agriculture and Water Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Imported Food Control Act 1992 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Food safety management certificates                                                   3

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                              3

Part 2—Holding orders                                                                                                 5

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                              5

Part 3—Classification of food                                                                                   8

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                              8

Part 4—Recognition of foreign country’s food safety system               10

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            10

Part 5—Enforcement                                                                                                    12

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            12

Part 6—Record-keeping                                                                                             35

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            35

Part 7—Making of orders or determinations                                                    38

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            38

Part 8—Use and disclosure of information                                                       39

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            39

Part 9—Other amendments                                                                                       41

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            41

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Imported Food Control Act 1992 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Imported Food Control Amendment Act 2017 .

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sectio ns 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Parts 2 to 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 5

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 6

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

6.  Schedule 1, Parts 7 to 9

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.