(1) If a biosecurity officer requires a biosecurity measure to be taken in relation to goods under section 132 (movement), section 133 (treatment), section 136 (destruction) or a regulation made for the purposes of section 137, a biosecurity officer may:
(a) direct a person in charge of the goods to carry out the biosecurity measure; or
(b) carry out the biosecurity measure; or
(c) arrange for another person with appropriate qualifications or expertise to carry out the biosecurity measure.
Note 1: Section 136 sets out prerequisites to a biosecurity officer taking certain actions under this section in relation to a requirement under section 136 to destroy high-value goods.
Note 2: A person who is given a direction under paragraph (1)(a) of this section may commit an offence or contravene a civil penalty provision for failing to comply with the direction (see section 140).
Note 3: See also section 572 (general provisions relating to directions).
(2) If, under this section, a biosecurity officer:
(a) gives a direction to a person to carry out a biosecurity measure; or
(b) arranges for another person with appropriate qualifications or expertise to carry out a biosecurity measure;
a biosecurity officer may supervise the taking of the biosecurity measure.