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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 23 June 2017 at 00:11)
Part 2 Division 2A Section 23C
23C   False descriptions of beef
(1)  For the purposes of section 18 (2), beef is falsely described if:
(a)  it is described by means of AUS-MEAT language that is referable to beef of a particular type, quality, classification, category, cut or grade and:
(i)  it has not been assessed in accordance with the requirements of the AUS-MEAT manual, or
(ii)  it does not comply with the standards set out in the AUS-MEAT manual, with respect to beef of that type, quality, classification, category, cut or grade, or
(b)  it is described by means of a word or expression that is regulated in accordance with a scheme prescribed under section 23A and the description does not comply with the requirements of the scheme, or
(c)  it is described by means of a word or expression that is prescribed for the purposes of the definition of consumer descriptor in section 23B and the beef cannot be described as being of the cut that is prescribed in relation to that word or expression.
(2)  This section does not limit the operation of section 18 (2).
(3)  In this section:
AUS-MEAT language has the same meaning as it has in section 23B.
AUS-MEAT manual has the same meaning as it has in section 23B.
beef means the whole or any part of the carcase of any bovine animal.