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Food Standards Amendment (Fish Labelling) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick; LAZARUS, Sen Glenn; LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui; WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter; WANG, Sen Zhenya; MADIGAN, Sen John

Summary

Amends the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve within 12 months, a labelling standard to prescribe how the food services sector must identify the country of origin of fish offered for immediate consumption in Australia.

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 26/03/15  
Second reading moved 26/03/15  
Second reading debate 14/05/15  
Second reading negatived 12/08/15  
     

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 (26/03/2015): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Committee report (07/05/2015)