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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 November 2017 at 18:41)
Part 9 Division 3A Section 115B
115B   Functions of Food Regulation Forum
The Food Regulation Forum has the following functions:
(a)  to evaluate, and provide advice to the Food Authority on, guidelines issued from time to time under section 111C,
(b)  to evaluate, and provide advice on the improvement of, arrangements for the sharing of functions under this Act by the Food Authority and other enforcement agencies,
(c)  to advise the Food Authority on a program to support and assist the role of other enforcement agencies in food regulation,
(d)  to assist the Food Authority in the preparation of protocols for enforcement agencies exercising functions under this Act, including protocols relating to any or all of the following:
(i)  emergency situations where there is an imminent threat to food safety,
(ii)  the taking of food recall action where the Food Authority determines such action is required,
(iii)  the use of the facilities and resources of NSW Health for the analysis of food samples,
(iv)  the making of reports to the Food Authority on the exercise of functions under this Act,
(v)  the exchange of information for the purposes of this Act by enforcement agencies with other persons and bodies authorised to give or receive such information,
(e)  to assist in the preparation of reports by the Food Authority on food regulation in New South Wales,
(f)  to advise the Food Authority on appropriate bodies to which particular issues relating to food regulation might be referred for assistance or advice,
(g)  any other function conferred or imposed on it by or under this or any other Act.