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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 20

Meaning of installation

                   An installation is a structure that:

                     (a)  is able:

                              (i)  to float or to be floated; and

                             (ii)  to move, or to be moved, as an entity from one place to another; and

                     (b)  is, or is to be, used wholly or principally in:

                              (i)  exploring or exploiting natural resources (such as fish or minerals) with equipment on, or forming part of, the structure; or

                             (ii)  operations or activities associated with, or incidental to, activities of the kind referred to in subparagraph (i) of this paragraph; and

                     (c)  either:

                              (i)  is attached to, or resting on, the seabed; or

                             (ii)  is attached semipermanently or permanently to a structure that is attached to, or resting on, the seabed.

Note:          An installation is a vessel for the purposes of this Act (see paragraph (b) of the definition of vessel in section 9).



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