Consultation on Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Regulations

Public consultation on the latest tranche of proposed changes to agricultural chemical and veterinary medicines (agvet chemicals) regulations has now closed. The consultation period was open between 12 December 2018 and 20 February 2019. Thank you for your contributions.

We are considering the issues raised in submissions. The proposed legislative changes will streamline regulation of agvet chemicals regulated by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).

The proposed changes would amend the:

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Regulations 1995
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Regulations 1995.

Submissions

The following submissions were received on proposed changes to agricultural and veterinary chemical regulations.

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Animal Medicines Australia PDF 11580 MB
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission PDF 4168 KB
CropLife Australia PDF 9548 KB
National Farmers' Federation PDF 12552 KB
The Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association Ltd PDF 2124 KB

Published submissions may not meet Australian Government accessibility guidelines as they have not been prepared by the department.

Read the consultation paper

Although the period for submissions has closed, the original consultation document and exposure draft is still available to view.

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Proposed changes to timeshift applications and other measures, and to support operational efficiency - Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Regulations 2018 PDF 571.3 MB
Proposed changes to timeshift applications and other measures, and to support operational efficiency - Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Regulations 2018 DOCX 57700 KB

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Read the exposure draft

The exposure draft set out information about the proposed changes.

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Timeshift Applications and Other Measures) Regulations 2018 PDF 40555 KB
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Timeshift Applications and Other Measures) Regulations 2018 DOC 40411 KB
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Regulations 2018 PDF 9411 KB
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Operational Efficiency) Regulations 2018 DOC 9259 KB

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