Introduced Feb 27, 2020. The Bill proposes a regime to regulate organic claims and the businesses that make them. First reading on March 19, supported by all parties and sent to the Primary Production Committee. Reported back on March 1, 2021. The committee recommend changing the title of the bill to “Organic Products and Production Bill”. The committee also expressed concern about the compliance costs in the regime and urged ministers to take care in the design and application of the regulations. Second reading completed on Oct 27 2022 with Act opposed. Remaining stages completed on March 30 with Act opposed.
Organic Products Bill