Policies in New Zealand

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Legislation relevant to nutrition
Policy Start date End year
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 2.1.1 - Cereals and Cereal Products 2016 ---
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code Standard 2.4.2 - Edible oil spreads 2016 ---
Nutrition, Health and Related Claims Standard 1.2.7 2013 ---
Employment Relations Act 2000, Public Act No 24 of 2000, dated 19 August 2000, as reprinted 1 July 2011. Published by New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office at http://legislation.govt.nz/ 2011 ---
Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Rate of Parental Leave Payment) Regulations 2011, Order in Council 181 of 2011, dated 23 May 2011. Published by New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office at http://legislation.govt.nz/ 2011 ---
Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987, Act No 129 of 1987, dated 10 July 1987 as reprinted as at 1 April 2011. Published by New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office at http://legislation.govt.nz/ 2011 ---
Food (Safety) Regulations 2002 2002 ---
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 1.2.8 - Nutrition Information Requirements 2000 ---
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components
Policy Start date End year
New Zealand Health Promoting Schools National Strategic Framework 2011 ---
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas
Policy Start date End year
National Strategic Plan of Action for Breastfeeding 2008-2012 2008 2012
Healthy Eating - Healthy Action: Oranga Kai - Oranga Pumau Implementation Plan: 2004-2010 2004 ---
Breastfeeding: A Guide to Action 2002 2003
Policy Start date End year
National Plan of Action for Nutrition 1995 ---
Voluntary codes or measures relevant to nutrition
Policy Start date End year
Children and Young People's Advertising Code --- ---