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A Bill for an Act to amend the Imported Food Control Act 1992, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
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Registered 19 Oct 2017
Introduced HR 19 Oct 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Imported Food Control Amendment (Country of Origin) 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

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                             3

 

 


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 (Country of Origin) 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.  The whole of this Act

1 July 2018.

1 July 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Imported Food Control Act 1992

1  Section 3 (definition of national standard)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

national standard means:

                     (a)  a standard that is included in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code; or

                     (b)  the Country of Origin Food Labelling Information Standard 2016, as in force from time to time.

Note:          The Country of Origin Food Labelling Information Standard 2016 is an information standard made under section 134 of the Australian Consumer Law (see Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010).