Egg Labelling and Sale Requirements - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with these requirements if you intend to display hen eggs for retail sale.

These requirements involve the separation of eggs from different farming sources and ensuring that each section of your display is appropriately labelled. The purpose of these requirements is to make the customer aware of whether they are purchasing caged, barn or free-range hen eggs.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Eggs (Labelling and Sale) Act 2001 - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Eggs (Labelling and Sale) Act 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

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