Notice of final determination of 886 GIs

21 Mar 2018
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A final determination has been made by the Geographical Indications Committee in accordance with Regulation 92 of the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 (AGWA Regulations) in relation to 886 foreign Geographical Indications.

A full list can be viewed here.

Subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (AAT Act), application may be made, by on behalf of any person whose interests are affected by the determination, to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of the determination.

Unless subsection 28(4) of the AAT Act applies, application may be made in accordance with section 28 of that Act by or on behalf of that person for a statement in writing setting out the findings on material questions of fact, referring to the evidence or other material on which those findings were based and giving the reasons for the determination.

If a decision has been made under AGWA Regulation 67, AGWA Regulation 68 or AGWA Regulation 80 before the final determination:

  • no application to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal may be made in respect of that decision; and
  • an appeal lies to the Federal Court in respect of that decision under Regulation 85.

For further information contact Rachel Triggs, Registrar of Geographical Indications and Other Terms at rachel.triggs@wineaustralia.com


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