Senate debates

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010

First Reading

3:34 pm

Photo of Richard ColbeckRichard Colbeck (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) Share this | | Hansard source

I, and also on behalf of Senator Joyce, move:

That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to ensure equivalence to Australian production standards in the importation of bovine meat and meat products, and for related purposes.

Question agreed to.

I present the bill and move:

That this bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a first time.