Agricultural Legislation Amendment and Repeal Bill 1997
|Long Title||The purpose of this Bill is to repeal the Fruit Growing Reconstruction Scheme Act 1972 and to make minor amendments to the following statutes - |
Agriculture and Related Resources Protection Act 1976; Agriculture Protection Board Act 1950; Artificial Breeding of Stock Act 1965; Fertilizers Act 1977; Horticultural Produce Commission Act 1988; Seeds Act 1981; and
Veterinary Preparation and Animal Feeding Stuffs Act 1976. Some of the amendments are as follows -
Veterinary Preparation and Animal Feeding Stuffs Act 1976 and Fertilizers Act 1977 - repeal the registration of animal feedstuffs and fertilizer provisions from these Acts; Artificial Breeding of Stock Act 1965 - empower the Chief Veterinary Surgeon to personally receive and approve variations in the conditions for a licence authorising premises to be used for the purposes of artificial breeding of stock; Seeds Act 1981 - provide for the option of outsourcing of seed testing and seed certification services; Horticultural Produce Commission Act 1988 - broaden the type of horticultural crops eligible to participate in development schemes through self-funding. It is proposed to amend the definition of horticultural produce as specified in the Act to include nut crops and processed nuts, ornamental plants and turf plants.
|Status||Assented to 04/30/1998|
Royal Assent given 30 Apr 1998 as Act No. 9 of 1998. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
|Previous Versions of this Bill|