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Fonterra says a revamped Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) creates “a more level playing field”.
Miraka chief executive, Richard Wyeth says the company was disappointed at the way the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act Bill (DIRA) was rushed through Parliament recently.
Parliament has removed the open entry and exit provisions of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill (DIRA).
Jane Argyle-Reed, partner in Ashburton law firm Argyle Welsh Finnigan, and her team, outline some of the recent changes in legislation that will be of interest to the rural and farming sectors.
The time has come to reduce aspects of Fonterra’s regulatory burden, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says.
Fonterra farmers won’t be overly happy with changes announced last week to legislation governing the dairy industry.
Fonterra says the Government has missed an opportunity to create a level playing field for competition in the dairy industry.
Fonterra says the proposed changes to DIRA announced today will bring some improvements to the sector, but it also represents a missed opportunity to better support New Zealand.