Definition of roles and actions for holders, nominated and authorised agents and authorising parties

Where the holder is an Australian entity:

  • applications for approval or registration
  • ​applications for variation of an approval or registration.
  Description Source of authority Access to Permitted actions Prohibited actions
Holder (as defined in section 3 of the Agvet Code) A single person or other legal entity that is responsible for an approval or registration Approval or registration All approval or registration information apart from confidential commercial information (CCI) belonging to another authorising party, except where that party has provided authority Appointing an authorised agent or nominated agent.
Managing applications for approval or registration (including variation and permit applications)
 
Authorised agent (as defined by common law) A single person or legal entity nominated by the applicant or holder to act as an agent for the holder in relation to a particular application. The agent may be appointed for a certain period of time or a specific task. Letter of authorisation from the applicant or holder Any CCI submitted by the authorised agent (subject to letter of authorisation), plus any CCI belonging to another authorising party, where that party has provided authority

On behalf of applicant/holder:

  • Applications for approval or registration
  • Applications for variation of an approval or registration
Access to information relating to other products of the holder. Access to information relating to another authorising party (unless authority)
  Description Source of authority Access to Permitted actions Prohibited actions
Nominated agent (as defined in section 3 of the Agvet Code) A single person or legal entity nominated by the holder to act as an agent for the holder in relation to an approval or registration on an ongoing basis (following approval or registration)  Letter or authorisation from the holder stating the relevant approval/registration numbers Any CCI submitted (subject to letter of authorisation), plus any CCI belonging to an authorising party where the authorising party has provided authority Applications for variation of an approval or registration where appointed as a nominated agent Applications for approval or registration
Authorising party (as defined in section 3 of the Agvet Code) A person who would be entitled to bring an action for breach of an obligation of confidence if disclosed without permission ‘Ownership’ of CCI Any CCI belonging to the authorising party Authorise access to CCI submitted  

Where the holder is an overseas entity

  Description Source of authority Access to Permitted actions Prohibited actions
Holder (as defined in section 3 of the Agvet Code) A single person or other legal entity that is responsible for an approval or registration Approval or registration All approval or registration information apart from CCI belonging to another authorising party, except where that party has provided authority Appointing an authorised agent or nominated agent.
Managing applications for approval or registration (including variation and permit applications)

 

 

 

  Description Source of authority Access to Permitted actions Proibited actions
Authorised agent (as defined by common law) A single person or legal entity nominated by the applicant to act as an agent for the applicant in relation to a particular application. Letter of authorisation from the applicant in relation to applications for approval or registration or nominated agent in relation to variations for registered product Any CCI submitted by the authorised agent (subject to letter of authorisation), plus any CCI belonging to another authorising party, where that party has provided authority Manage applications for approval or registration on behalf of applicant and variations on behalf of the nominated agent
Nominated agent (as defined in section 3 of the Agvet Code) A single person or legal entity nominated by the holder to act as an agent for the holder in relation to an approval or registration on an ongoing basis (following approval or registration) Letter or authorisation from the holder stating the relevant approval/registration numbers Any CCI submitted (subject to letter of authorisation), plus any CCI belonging to another authorising party where the authorising party has provided authority Applications for variation of an approval or registration where appointed as a nominated agent

Can appoint an authorised agent to assist with variations
Applications for approval or registration (only a nominated agent once the approval or registration is entered onto the record)
Authorising party (as defined in section 3 of the Agvet Code) A person who would be entitled to bring an action for breach of an obligation of confidence if disclosed without permission ‘Ownership’ of CCI Any CCI belonging to the authorising party Authorise access to CCI submitted  

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