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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 212

Regulations may provide for other biosecurity measures

             (1)  The regulations may provide that a biosecurity officer may require a specified kind of biosecurity measure (a prescribed biosecurity measure ) to be taken in relation to the conveyance.

             (2)  Regulations made for the purposes of this section must not provide for a biosecurity officer to require any of the following kinds of biosecurity measures to be taken in relation to the conveyance:

                     (a)  a biosecurity measure of a kind set out in Division 4 of this Part (biosecurity risk assessment powers);

                     (b)  a biosecurity measure of a kind set out in another provision of this Division (biosecurity measures to manage unacceptable level of biosecurity risk);

                     (c)  a biosecurity measure of a kind referred to in Subdivision B of Division 2 of Part 4 of Chapter 10 (decontamination).

             (3)  Regulations made for the purposes of this section may also provide for, or in relation to, other matters relating to a prescribed biosecurity measure.

             (4)  Without limiting subsection (3), regulations made for the purposes of this section may do any of the following:

                     (a)  provide for persons to be notified, and the circumstances in which the persons must be notified, that a prescribed biosecurity measure is required to be taken in relation to a conveyance;

                     (b)  if regulations made for the purposes of subsection 574(2) provide that the decision to require a prescribed biosecurity measure to be taken in relation to a conveyance is a reviewable decision--provide that, except in the circumstances (if any) prescribed, the prescribed biosecurity measure must not be taken during the period in which a review of that decision, or any related proceeding (including any appeal), has been finally determined.



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