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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 July 2017 at 20:46)
Part 2 Division 3 Section 25
25   Defence in respect of food for export
(1)  In any proceedings for an offence under this Part involving a contravention of or failure to comply with a provision of the Food Standards Code in relation to food, it is a defence for a person to prove that:
(a)  the food in question is to be exported to another country, and
(b)  the food complies with the laws in force at the time of the alleged offence in the place to which the food is to be exported, being laws that deal with the same subject-matter as the provision of the Food Standards Code concerned.
(2)  This section does not apply to food that was originally intended for export but was sold in this State.