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Draft Fertilizer Bill: Government Gazette Notification

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has published a notice inviting for public comments on the Draft Fertilizer Bill.  The Fertilizer Bill is to provide for the regulation of fertilizers, for the regulation of raw material used in the manufacturing of fertilizers, for the licencing of facilities used for the manufacturing of fertilizers, for the appointment of a Registrar to administer the Act, for the appointment of advisory committees, and for advisers, assignees, auditors, and inspectors to assist the Registrar in the exercise of his or her powers in the regulation, compliance monitoring and enforcement of this Act, and for matters connected therewith. 

The public is encouraged to submit their comments by no later than Tuesday, 11 December 2018.  Please find the Government Gazette and explanatory document on the Fertilizer Bill on the links below, for notice. 

Click here to download Government Gazette 
Click here to download Fertilizer Bill document