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This instrument amends the Imported Food Control Order 2019 to: classify certain kava products as risk food; update the descriptions of ready-to-eat berries and pomegranate arils and seeds, to allow these foods to be regulated according to their characteristics and accompanying risk; and extend the commencement of the requirement for certain bivalve molluscs and bivalve mollusc products to be covered by a recognised foreign government certificate by 12 months, to 9 November 2023.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 30 Nov 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Dec-2021
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date of repeal 08 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Imported Food Control Legislation Amendment (Risk Foods) Order 2021

I, David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, make the following order.

Dated 25 November 2021

David Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 2

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

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 2

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          3

Imported Food Control Amendment (Risk Foods) Order 2020                                                     3

Imported Food Control Order 2019                                                                                                   3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Imported Food Control Legislation Amendment (Risk Foods) Order 2021.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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 instrument

The later of:

(a) 1 December 2021; and

(b) the day after this instrument is registered.

1 December 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 10 of the Imported Food Control Regulations 2019.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Imported Food Control Amendment (Risk Foods) Order 2020

1  Section 2 (table item 3)

Repeal the item, substitute:

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 3

9 November 2023.

9 November 2023

4.  Schedule 2, items 4 and 5

9 November 2022.

9 November 2022

2  Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “24 months after registration”, substitute “later”.

Imported Food Control Order 2019

3  Section 4

Insert:

kava products means a food mentioned in section 2.6.3—3 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, as in force at the commencement of this definition.

4  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (table items 17 and 18)

Repeal the items, substitute:

 

17

Berries that are:

(a) fresh or frozen; and

(b) ready‑to‑eat; and

(c) not retorted

17A

Berries that are dried and ready‑to‑eat, but are not retorted

18

Pomegranate arils, and pomegranate seeds, that are:

(a) fresh or frozen; and

(b) ready‑to‑eat; and

(c) not retorted

18A

Pomegranate arils, and pomegranate seeds, that are dried and ready‑to‑eat, but not retorted

5  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (at the end of the table)

Add:

25

Kava products