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Remaking of Sunsetting Instrument Without Significant Amendments

Aust Gov
13th April 2018

Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 – Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

On 1 April 2018 the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources remade the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 as the Wine Australia Regulations 2018 (the regulations) without significant amendment.  

The regulations prescribe certain requirements relating to the export, presentation and labelling of wine, including the registration and use of geographic indicators.

Consistent with Government best practice regulation requirements for sunsetting instruments, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, after industry consultation, has certified the regulations as operating effectively and efficiently.

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