• April 3, 2020
  • WTO

New Zealand | Organic Products Bill

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Title of document
Organic Products Bill (58 page(s), in English)

The New Zealand Government is proposing new legislation enabling the development of mandatory national standards for organic products. The Organic Products Bill 2020 (the Bill), provides a framework for regulating organic products.  The Bill would: Require all organic businesses who make organic claims to be approved by meeting all the requirements in the relevant standards set forth in regulations; Allow for the development of regulations and national organic standards detailing production and compliance requirements for certain products. Allow for requirements to be set for third parties who will check organic businesses and take part in ongoing compliance.

Notifying member: New Zealand


Objective tag
Consumer information, labelling; Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection

Agency responsible
Ministry for Primary Industries Charles Fergusson Building 34-38 Bowen Street PO Box 2526 Wellington 6140 New Zealand Tel: +64 4 830 1574 Email: [email protected] Website: www.mpi.govt.nz


  • Submission: 01/04/2020
  • Reception: 01/04/2020
  • Distribution: 01/04/2020
  • Final date for comments: 31/05/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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