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Contents (2003 - 43)
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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 27 May 2017 at 05:00)
Part 6 Division 2
Division 2 Procedures relating to analyses
73   Compliance with Food Standards Code
Except as provided by the regulations, a person who carries out an analysis for the purposes of this Act is to comply with any requirements of the Food Standards Code relating to the carrying out of analyses.
74   Certificate of analysis
(1)  This section applies to an analysis that is carried out:
(a)  by an approved laboratory, or
(b)  by an approved analyst, or
(c)  under the supervision of an approved analyst,
for the purposes of this Act.
(2)  On completion of an analysis to which this section applies:
(a)  the person in charge of the laboratory at which the analysis was carried out, or
(b)  the approved analyst who carried out the analysis, or
(c)  the approved analyst who supervised the carrying out of the analysis,
is to give the person who requested the analysis, or an agent of the person, a certificate of analysis, in the approved form, that complies with the requirements of subsection (3).
(3)  The certificate of analysis must:
(a)  be dated and signed by the person in charge of the laboratory at which the analysis was carried out or by the approved analyst who carried out the analysis or who supervised the carrying out of the analysis, and
(b)  contain a written report of the analysis that sets out the findings, and
(c)  specify the requirements, if any, of the Food Standards Code relating to the carrying out of the analysis and certify that the analysis was carried out in accordance with those requirements.