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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Agriculture and Water Resources)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Annual returns and record-keeping                                                       3

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994                 3

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                  6

Part 2—Preliminary assessments                                                                              8

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                       8

Part 3—Variation of relevant particulars and conditions                           10

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     10

Part 4—Variation of label approval while approval suspended              11

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     11

Part 5—False and misleading information                                                        13

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                13

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     14

Part 6—Notification about variation to Maximum Residue Limits Standard       16

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     16

Part 7—Expiry date                                                                                                      17

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     17

Part 8—Other amendments                                                                                       18

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                18

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                     18

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) 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.  Sections 1 to 3 and any thing in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The day after the end of the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Parts 3, 4 and 5

The day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Parts 6, 7 and 8

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.