Food Act 1981

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Food Act 1981
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New Zealand Parliament
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the sale of food
Date assented to 14 October 1981

Food Amendment Act 1996
Food Amendment Act 2002

and others[1]
Status: Current legislation

The Food Act 1981 is a current Act of Parliament in New Zealand. It is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

The Food Act 2014 will replace the Food Act progressively over three years from when it comes into force in 2016.[2]

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  1. ^ "Food Act 1981 No 45 (as at 01 October 2012), Public Act – New Zealand Legislation". New Zealand Government. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Overview – Food Act 2014". Ministry for Primary Industries. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 

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