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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 28 June 2017 at 11:51)
Part 11 Section 140
140   Temporary emergency regulations modifying the Code
(1)  Regulations may be made for the purposes of this section that contain provisions that are in addition to, or in substitution for, one or more of the provisions of the Food Standards Code as those provisions of the Code apply in this State.
(2)  A regulation made for the purposes of this section must not be made unless the Minister has certified that such a regulation is necessary as it relates to an issue of public health and safety.
(3)  A provision of a regulation made for the purposes of this section does not continue in force:
(a)  except as provided by paragraph (b), for a period that is more than 12 months, or
(b)  if the provision is the same in substance as a provision of a regulation that was previously in force under this Act, for a period that, when added to the period for which that previous provision was in force, is more than 12 months.