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FOOD STANDARDS AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND ACT 1991 - SECT 152

Annual report

             (1)  The members must include in each annual report prepared under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period (the current period ) particulars of:

                    (aa)  the number of applications that were made under section 22 during the current period; and

                   (ab)  the number of applications accepted under subsection 26(1) during the current period; and

                    (ac)  the number of applications rejected under subsection 26(1) during the current period and the reasons for the rejections; and

                   (ad)  the number of applications withdrawn under subsection 24(1) during the current period; and

                    (ae)  the number of applications accepted under subsection 26(1) during the current period that the Authority had not begun to assess under section 29 during the current period; and

                    (af)  the number of applications accepted under subsection 26(1) during a previous period that the Authority had not begun to assess under section 29 before the end of the current period; and

                     (a)  the number of applications that were considered under Subdivision D of Division 1 of Part 3 during the current period; and

                     (b)  the number of applications that were considered under Subdivision E of Division 1 of Part 3 during the current period; and

                     (c)  the number of applications that were considered under Subdivision F of Division 1 of Part 3 during the current period; and

                     (d)  the number of applications that were considered under Subdivision G of Division 1 of Part 3 during the current period; and

                     (e)  for each of those Subdivisions, the number of applications considered under that Subdivision that were disposed of during the current period and the manner of their disposal; and

                      (f)  for each of those Subdivisions, the average time taken to dispose of applications during the current period; and

                    (fa)  the number of applications accepted under subsection 26(1) during a previous period that the Authority had begun to assess under section 29 before the end of the current period, but that the Authority had not disposed of before the end of the current period; and

                    (fb)  for an application covered by paragraph (fa), the period that has elapsed since the application was accepted under subsection 26(1); and

                     (g)  the number of applications made during the current period in relation to which a charge under section 146 was payable; and

                     (h)  the number of applications made during the current period in relation to which no charge under section 146 was payable; and

                      (i)  the average number of days that elapsed between the acceptance or rejection under section 26 of an application made during the current period in relation to which no charge under section 146 was payable, and the commencement of the assessment of the application under section 29; and

                      (j)  each occasion during the current period on which the consideration period under section 109 elapsed without the Authority completing the procedure that the Authority must, under Subdivision C of Division 1, adopt in considering the application; and

                     (k)  each occasion during the current period on which the Authority extended the consideration period under subsection 109(4), and the reasons for that extension; and

                   (ka)  the number of applications declared under section 95 to be urgent applications during the current period; and

                      (l)  the number of proposals prepared by the Authority under section 55 during the current period; and

                    (la)  the number of proposals prepared under section 55 during the current period that the Authority had not begun to assess under section 59 during that period; and

                    (lb)  the number of proposals prepared under section 55 during a previous period that the Authority had not begun to assess under section 59 before the end of the current period; and

                     (n)  the number of proposals that were disposed of during the current period and the manner of their disposal; and

                     (o)  the average time taken to dispose of proposals under each of Subdivisions D, E, F and G of Division 2 of Part 3 during the current period; and

                     (p)  the average number of days that have elapsed between the preparation of a proposal under section 55 to which Subdivision G of Division 1 of Part 3 does not apply and the commencement of the assessment of the proposal under section 59; and

                   (pa)  the number of proposals prepared under section 55 during a previous period that the Authority had begun to assess under section 59 before the end of the current period, but that the Authority had not disposed of before the end of the current period; and

                   (pb)  for a proposal covered by paragraph (pa), the period that has elapsed since the proposal was prepared under section 55; and

                   (pc)  the number of proposals declared under section 95 to be urgent proposals during the current period; and

                   (pd)  the number of occasions during the current period when the 12 month period referred to in subsection 101(1) ended with no decision having been made under that subsection and the reasons for no decision having been made; and

                     (q)  the number of applications made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal during the current period for review of decisions of the Authority; and

                      (r)  the results of the applications made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal that were determined during the current period; and

                    (ra)  the number of draft standards and draft variations approved during the current period under:

                              (i)  section 33 or 63; or

                             (ii)  section 41 or 69; or

                            (iii)  section 52 or 78; or

                            (iv)  section 97; and

                      (s)  the number of standards made during the current period; and

                    (ta)  the number of variations given to the Authority under subsection 82(6) during the current period; and

                     (u)  the number of occasions during the current period when requests were made by the Forum on Food Regulation under Division 3 of Part 3 for a review of a draft standard or draft variation; and

                     (v)  the number of occasions during the current period when a draft standard or draft variation was rejected by the Forum on Food Regulation under Division 3 of Part 3; and

                    (w)  the number of occasions during the current period when requests were made by the Forum on Food Regulation under Division 4 of Part 3 for a review of a standard or variation; and

                     (x)  the number of occasions during the current period when a standard or variation was revoked or amended by the Forum on Food Regulation under Division 4 of Part 3; and

                     (y)  a summary of policy guidelines notified to the Authority during the current period; and

                     (z)  such other matters (if any) as are specified in the regulations.

             (2)  The report may include any other matters that the members consider relevant.



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