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Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment (Forum on Food Regulation and Other Measures) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 to replace references to the former Australia and New Zealand Regulation Ministerial Council with references to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation; make changes to the compositional requirements and appointment process for the Board; and make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17/09/15  
Second reading moved 17/09/15  
Second reading debate 14/10/15  
Second reading agreed to 14/10/15  
Consideration in detail debate 14/10/15  
Third reading agreed to 14/10/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/10/15  
Second reading moved 15/10/15  
Second reading debate 03/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 03/02/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 03/02/16 Amendment details: 2 Government and 2 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 03/02/16  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 04/02/16 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 04/02/16  
Assent 11/02/16 Act no: 7 - Year: 2016
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
JONES, Stephen, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7818]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7817]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7774]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Government [sheet GB124]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7804]
GALLAGHER, Sen Katy

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/10/2015): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (30/11/2015)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)