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When do companies have to comply with the new regulation?

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries confirmed that Regulation R260, published in the Government Gazette on 27 March 2015, came into effect on 28 March 2016. Companies have to comply with the requirements of the new regulation by 30 September 2016. Departmental inspectors have been instructed to proceed directly to issuing seizures of non-compliant products after that date.

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