(1) The regulations may prescribe the proportion or amount of any foreign ingredient that may be contained in stock food. A proportion or amount so prescribed for a foreign ingredient is the maximum allowable proportion or amount of the foreign ingredient for the purposes of this section.(2) The Minister may by order published in the Gazette set the proportion or amount of a foreign ingredient that may be contained in a stock food (whether or not a maximum allowable proportion or amount of the foreign ingredient is prescribed by the regulations).(3) A proportion or amount set by an order in force under this section applies as the maximum allowable proportion or amount of the foreign ingredient for the purposes of this section and so applies instead of any proportion or amount prescribed by the regulations (to the extent of any inconsistency between what is prescribed by the regulations and what is set by the order).(4) A person must not in the course of carrying on any business supply to another person a stock food that contains more than the maximum allowable proportion or amount of a foreign ingredient.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or, for an offence by a body corporate, 100 penalty units.(5) A regulation or order under this section can be made so as to apply to all stock food, to a particular kind of stock food, to stock food for a particular species, or to a particular kind of stock food for a particular species.(6) An order under this section commences on the date it is published in the Gazette or on such later date as may be specified in the order for its commencement and remains in force for 60 days after it commences unless it is repealed sooner.(7) An order cannot be made under this section if it is wholly or partially to the same or substantially the same effect as a previous order under this section that commenced less than 6 months before the later order would commence.