Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Draft Bill, 2015

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Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries invites you to comment on the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill, 2015.

The 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 cost-recovery basis;
• make further provisions for the Minister to make regulations pertaining to audit and management control systems.

Comments can be emailed to Mr Billy Makhafola at BillyM@daff.gov.za by no later than Monday, 14 September 2015.

Enquiries can be directed to Mr Bill Makhafola on tel (012) 319 6023.