Home jurisdiction rule fact sheet

Page last updated: 04 May 2018

To assist consumers and industry on who to contract about food complaints, ISFR has established the Home Jurisdiction Rule. The home jurisdiction is the state or territory in which a food business is based or, in the case of a national chain, where the home company’s head office is located. The home jurisdiction is responsible for investigating potential breaches of food legislation including complaints and undertaking any necessary compliance or enforcement action in relation to the business.

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