The purpose of this bill is to enshrine in law consumers' right to know the country from which the food they are purchasing originated so that they can make informed purchasing decisions.
Royal Assent given 03 December 2018.
Enacted as the Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Act 2018 (2018/52)
Passed by a majority of 119 votes (120 ayes, 1 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Member's bill|
|Introduced||8 December 2016|
|First reading||12 April 2017|
|Select Committee||Primary Production Committee|
|Public submissions due||1 August 2018|
|Select Committee report back||23 August 2018|
|Second reading||17 October 2018|
|Committee of the whole House||31 October 2018|
|Third reading||28 November 2018|
|Royal Assent||3 December 2018|
|Enacted as||Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Act 2018 (2018/52)|
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