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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 124

Direction to secure goods

             (1)  A biosecurity officer may direct a person in charge of the goods to secure the goods in a manner specified by the biosecurity officer.

Civil penalty provision

             (2)  A person who is given a direction under subsection (1) must comply with the direction.

Civil penalty:          120 penalty units.

Note 1:       If judicial review is sought in relation to a direction given under subsection (1), the direction remains in force unless a court finally determines the validity of the decision to give the direction (see section 538).

Note 2:       A person may contravene a civil penalty provision for moving, dealing with or interfering with goods that have been secured in accordance with a direction given under subsection (1) (see section 130).

Note 3:       See also section 572 (general provisions relating to directions).



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