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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (Prescribed Variations) Instrument 2019

made under subsection 26B(6) of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code, as scheduled to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.

Compilation No. 1                   

Compilation date:                              19 August 2020

Includes amendments up to:            F2020L01027


 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (Prescribed Variations) Instrument 2019 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 19 August 2020 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

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

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Prescribed variations................................................................................................................ 1

Endnotes                                                                                                                        6

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              6

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                 7

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                              8

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                             9

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (Prescribed Variations) Instrument 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after the day it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 26B(6) of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code, as scheduled to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.

4  Definitions

 (1)  Unless the contrary intention appears:

                     (a)  words and expressions that are used in the Code have the same meaning in this Instrument; and

                     (b)  words and expressions that are used in the Regulations have the same meaning in this Instrument.

(2)  In this Instrument:

Code means the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code, as scheduled to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.

Primary steps of manufacture means all steps in the manufacturing process that result in direct contact with the veterinary chemical product.

Regulations means the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 and a reference to subregulations has a corresponding meaning.

Secondary steps of manufacture means labelling or relabelling or secondary/supplementary labelling; secondary packaging; storage; release for supply; analysis and testing; or manufacturing steps that do not result in direct contact with the veterinary chemical product released to market.

5  Prescribed variations

                   The following table prescribes, for the purposes of paragraph 26B(4)(a) of the Code, prescribed variations of the relevant particulars that are listed in an item in the table, for the registrations listed in the table for that item.

 

Prescribed variations

Item

Prescribed variation of relevant particular

Registration

1

A variation of either or both of the following particulars:

(a)       the name of a manufacturer of a chemical product in Australia;

(b)       the address of each site in Australia at which the chemical product is manufactured by a manufacturer;

but only if, under the varied particulars:

(c)        the manufacturer and the address of each manufacturing site are in Australia; and either:

(a)     the manufacturer is the holder of a valid licence under Part 8 of the Code that authorises carrying out a step in the manufacture of the chemical product at premises at the site; or

(b)      the manufacturer is an exempt person as mentioned in paragraph 121(4)(a) of the Code in relation to the manufacture of the chemical product

any registration of a chemical product other than a chemical product that is prescribed under subregulation 59(1)

2

 

 

A variation of either or both of the following particulars:

(a)       the name of a manufacturer of a chemical product outside Australia;

(b)       the address of each site outside Australia at which the chemical product is manufactured by a manufacturer that conducts secondary steps of manufacture (excluding the step of a biological assay for an immunobiological product) in relation to the chemical product, but only if, under the varied particulars:

(i)     the holder of the registration of the chemical product possesses evidence that each step in the manufacture of the chemical product by the manufacturer at the site of manufacture conforms to a standard that the APVMA has determined is comparable to the manufacturing principles and the Australian GMP Code

a registration of a chemical product, other than a chemical product that is prescribed under subregulation 59(1)

3

A variation of either or both of the following particulars:

(a)      the name of a manufacturer of a  chemical product outside Australia;

(b)      the address of each site outside Australia at which the chemical product is manufactured by a manufacturer that conducts primary steps of manufacture in relation to the chemical product, but only if, under the varied particulars:

(i)       at the time of the holder’s application, the site of manufacture is entered in the Register as a site for another chemical product of the holder, and the manufacturer conducts the same steps of manufacture in relation to the other chemical product; and

(ii)     the holder of the registration of the chemical product possesses evidence that each step in the manufacture of the chemical product by the manufacturer at the site of manufacture conforms to a standard that the APVMA has determined is comparable to the manufacturing principles and the Australian GMP Code

a registration of a chemical product, other than

(a)    a chemical product that is prescribed under subregulation 59(1); or

(b)    an immunobiological product

 

4

A variation of one or more constituents of a chemical product if:

(a) the constituent (the original constituent) is replaced with another constituent (the replacement constituent); and

(b) the original constituent is not an active constituent of the product; and

(c) the replacement constituent will not be an active constituent of the product; and

(d) the original and replacement constituents have the same purpose in the product; and

(e) the original and replacement constituents differ only in solvates or hydrates; and

(f) the original and replacement constituents have the same:

(i) pH; and

(ii) dissolution profile; and

(iii) hydrophilic or hydrophobic behaviour; and

(iv) hygroscopic behaviour; and

(g) neither the original nor replacement constituent are a nanomaterial; and

(h) in the case of the original and replacement constituents being a straight or branched unsaturated hydrocarbon—the change in the length of the hydrocarbon chain is not more than 33% of the length of the original constituent’s hydrocarbon chain; and

(i) the replacement constituent does not introduce material of human or animal origin into the product; and

(j) the variation does not require variation to the signal words required by the current Poisons Standard to be on the label of the product; and

(k) in the case of a product that is a molluscicide in the form of a bait or a product applied to seeds to be stored before planting or sowing—the variation does not change the colour of the product; and

(l) the variation does not require the formulation type entered in the Register for the product to be varied; and

(m) in the case of a product that has 9 or more constituents entered in the Register for the product—the variation is to no more than 25% of the number of constituents entered in the Register for the product; and

(n) in the case of a product that has less than 9 constituents entered in the Register for the product—the variation is to one or 2 of the constituents entered in the Register for the product

a registration of a chemical product, other than a chemical product that is:

(a) an antibiotic product; or

(b) an immunobiological product; or

(c) a product that is administered through direct injection into an animal

 


 

Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

/sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

reloc = relocated

effect

renum = renumbered

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rep = repealed

gaz = gazette

rs = repealed and substituted

LA = Legislation Act 2003

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

effect

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

SR = Statutory Rules

cannot be given effect

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

mod = modified/modification

SubPt = Subpart(s)

No. = Number(s)

underlining = whole or part not

 

commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

F2020L01027

18 August 2020

19 August 2020

-           

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Section 4…………….

Section 5…………….

F2020L01027

F2020L01027