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Objects of this Part

                   The main objects of this Part are:

                     (a)  to provide for the assessment of the level of biosecurity risk associated with goods brought into Australian territory; and

                     (b)  to provide for biosecurity measures to be taken in relation to those goods if the level of biosecurity risk associated with them is considered to be unacceptable.

Note:          In Parts 1 and 3 of this Chapter, goods includes a conveyance brought or imported into Australian territory from outside Australian territory on board another conveyance (for example a lifeboat being carried on a vessel) (see section 19).

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