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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 18

Meaning of first point of entry

First point of entry for an aircraft

             (1)  A first point of entry for an aircraft that is subject to biosecurity control is a landing place that is determined, under paragraph 223(1)(a), to be a first point of entry for that aircraft or a class of aircraft that includes that aircraft.

First point of entry for a vessel

             (2)  A first point of entry for a vessel that is subject to biosecurity control is a port that is determined, under paragraph 229(1)(a), to be a first point of entry for that vessel or a class of vessels that includes that vessel.

First point of entry for goods

             (3)  A first point of entry for goods that are subject to biosecurity control, or exposed goods in relation to which an exposed goods order is in force, is:

                     (a)  a landing place that is determined, under paragraph 223(1)(b), to be a first point of entry for those goods or a class of goods that includes those goods; or

                     (b)  a port that is determined, under paragraph 229(1)(b), to be a first point of entry for those goods or a class of goods that includes those goods.



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