The Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia and others - Authorisation - A91054 - A91055

Summary

The Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia Inc and others are seeking authorisation in relation to certain aspects of a proposed Alcohol Beverages Advertising (and Packaging) Code and its associated Rules and Procedures, which establish a system for the removal of inappropriately named or packaged alcohol products from the market (the Retailer Alert Scheme).

If a complaint about the name or packaging of an alcohol beverage is made, and the product is found not to comply with the Code, this will trigger a communication to retailers (a Retailer Alert). Retailers who are signatories to the Code will not place further orders for non-compliant product, and suppliers who are signatories to the Code will withdraw or modify non-compliant product to ensure compliance with the Code.

On 31 October 2007, the ACCC issued a final determination which grants conditional authorisation to the Retailer Alert Scheme until 30 June 2011.

Applicant(s)

  • Australian Associated Brewers Inc
  • Australian Hotels Association
  • Australian Liquor Stores Association
  • Clubs Australia
  • Lion Nathan Limited
  • Liquor Merchants Association of Australia
  • The Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia Inc
  • Winemakers' Federation of Australia Inc

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91054
  • A91055

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