The consultation period for the proposed legislative changes in this draft Bill is now closed and the government is considering the issues raised in submissions.
The proposed legislative changes would streamline industry reporting, support the operational efficiency of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), clarify ambiguities in the legislation and remove unnecessary and redundant provisions. The APVMA is the Australian Government independent regulator of agricultural and veterinary chemicals.
The proposed legislative changes would amend the:
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994.
A total of 14 submissions have been received. Links to the public submissions can be found below, and will remain available online until 31 December 2017.
Published submissions may not meet
Australian Government accessibility guidelines as they have not been prepared by the department.
Although the period for submissions has closed, the original consultation document and exposure draft is still available to view through the links below. The consultation paper included details of the proposed legislative changes. These documents will be removed when the Bill is introduced into the Parliament.
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The exposure draft included the proposed legislative changes.
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