(1) The director-general may appoint a public servant who is a veterinary practitioner as an authorised officer.
Note 1 For the making of appointments (including acting appointments), see the Legislation Act
, pt 19.3.
Note 2 In particular, an appointment may be made by naming a person or nominating the occupant of a position (see Legislation Act
, s 207)
(2) The authority is also an authorised officer if the authority is—
(a) accompanied by a veterinary practitioner; or
(b) following the written advice of a veterinary practitioner.