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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 27 April 2017 at 05:38)
Part 2 Division 2A Section 23A
23A   Beef labelling schemes
(1)  The regulations may prescribe schemes regulating the use of words and expressions used in the labelling of any type of beef intended for sale or beef for sale to indicate the type of beef, the quality of beef or any other characteristic of the beef.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations prescribing a scheme may:
(a)  specify the type of beef that the scheme applies to, or
(b)  specify the requirements for labelling beef with a word or expression indicating the type, quality or any other characteristic of the beef, or
(c)  specify any other conditions relating to the use of a word or expression indicating the type, quality or any other characteristic of the beef, or
(d)  prohibit activities in relation to the labelling of beef, or
(e)  require records to be kept in relation to the labelling of beef.
(3)  This section does not limit the operation of the provisions of this Act relating to food safety schemes.
(4)  In this section:
beef means the whole or any part of the carcase of any bovine animal.