Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill

Call for comments opened 06 September 2022 Share this page:

Submissions must be received by no later than 30 September 2022

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

In line with Parliament’s core objective of facilitating public participation and involvement in legislative processes, the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development invites you to submit written comments and indicate interest in making an oral submission on the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill [B15 – 2021].

The Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill seeks to amend the Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990, so as to:
▪ insert definitions and substitute others;
▪ provide for auditing of a product for management control systems;
▪ make provision for the setting of tariffs by assignees on a costrecovery basis;
▪ make further provisions for the Minister to make regulations pertaining to audit and management control systems; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Submissions can be emailed to Ms Albertina Kakaza at PCALRRD@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 30 September 2022.

In addition to the written comments, please indicate your interest in making a verbal presentation.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Albertina Kakaza on cell 083 709 8391

Issued by Nkosi ZMD Mandela; Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.


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