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Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Act 2020

Authoritative Version
Act No. 132 of 2020 as made
An Act to amend the Wine Australia Act 2013, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Originating Bill: Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Bill 2019
Registered 21 Dec 2020
Date of Assent 17 Dec 2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Act 2020

 

No. 132, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Wine Australia Act 2013, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Wine Australia Act 2013                                                                                            3

 


Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Act 2020

No. 132, 2020

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Wine Australia Act 2013, and for related purposes

[Assented to 17 December 2020]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Act 2020.

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

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.

1 July 2021

(F2021N00116)

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

  

Wine Australia Act 2013

1  Paragraph 3(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  to control the export of grape products from Australia, including through the use of a Label Directory containing digital colour images of grape product labels and other information to allow persons to identify potential infringements of intellectual property rights; and

2  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

grape product label means a label attached to, or writing or other sign appearing on, a bottle or other package of a grape product.

3  Subsection 4(1) (definition of package)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

package, in relation to a grape product, means a container in which the grape product is sold or transferred for sale.

4  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

personal information has the same meaning as in the Privacy Act 1988.

5  At the end of section 7

Add:

Note:          One of the Authority’s functions under the regulations is to establish, maintain and make publicly available a Label Directory.

6  After section 45

Insert:

45A  Label Directory

             (1)  The regulations may make provision for and in relation to the Authority establishing, maintaining and making publicly available a database, to be known as the Label Directory.

Contents of Label Directory

             (2)  The regulations may provide for the Label Directory to include:

                     (a)  digital colour images of grape product labels; and

                     (b)  information relating to grape products or relating to exporters of grape products.

             (3)  The regulations may provide for personal information to be included in the Label Directory if the personal information:

                     (a)  is included in a digital colour image of a grape product label; or

                     (b)  relates to grape products or to exporters of grape products.

             (4)  However, the regulations must not provide for any other personal information to be included in the Label Directory.

             (5)  The regulations may provide for corrections to the contents of the Label Directory.

             (6)  Subsections (2), (3) and (5) do not limit subsection (1).

Uses of Label Directory

             (7)  The Authority may use the contents of the Label Directory:

                     (a)  for the purposes of the Authority deciding whether it is satisfied that there has been a contravention of Part VIA (about the label integrity program); or

                     (b)  for the purposes of the Authority performing functions, or exercising powers, under this Act or the regulations.

             (8)  Subsection (7) does not limit the purposes for which the contents of the Label Directory may otherwise be used.

Label Directory not a legislative instrument

             (9)  The Label Directory is not a legislative instrument.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

Senate on 2 December 2019

House of Representatives on 9 December 2020]

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