Food Amendment Act (No 2) 1996

  • repealed
  • Food Amendment Act (No 2) 1996: repealed, on 1 March 2016, pursuant to section 420(2) of the Food Act 2014 (2014 No 32).

Reprint as at 1 March 2016

Food Amendment Act (No 2) 1996

Public Act
1996 No 97
Date of assent
2 September 1996

Food Amendment Act (No 2) 1996: repealed, on 1 March 2016, pursuant to section 420(2) of the Food Act 2014 (2014 No 32).


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

An Act to amend the Food Act 1981

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement


This Act may be cited as the Food Amendment Act (No 2) 1996, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Food Act 1981 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).


This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1997.

2 Interpretation

This section inserted definitions of the terms Approved auditor, District, Enforcement authority, Exemption, Guideline and Territorial authority in s 2 of the principal Act.

3 New Part inserted

This section inserted Part 1A of the principal Act.

4 Prescribed foods

This section inserted section 11P(3) of the principal Act.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Food Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 About this eprint

This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this eprint

Food Act 2014 (2014 No 32): section 420(2)