3 Objects of Act

The objects of this Act are to—

(a)

provide for the setting of standards for identity, truthfulness in labelling, and safety of wine:

(b)

provide for the minimising and management of risks to human health arising from the making of wine and the ensuring of compliance with wine standards:

(c)

facilitate the entry of wine into overseas markets by providing the controls and mechanisms needed to give and safeguard official assurances issued for the purpose of enabling entry into those markets:

(d)

enable the setting of export eligibility requirements to safeguard the reputation of New Zealand wine in overseas markets:

(e)

promote consultation with industry organisations on the regulation of the industry, as an aid to fostering efficiency and growth in the New Zealand wine industry:

(f)

enable levies to be imposed on winemakers for payment to entities representing their interests for the funding of industry-good activities.