Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill

About this bill

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.

Current status

Royal Assent given 03 December 2018.
Enacted as the Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Act 2018 (2018/52)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Member's bill



All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 52
Ref 231-2
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)
Divided No

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