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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 218

When conveyance is released from biosecurity control

             (1)  A conveyance that is subject to biosecurity control is released from biosecurity control if:

                     (a)  a biosecurity officer notifies the person in charge of the conveyance, the owner of the conveyance or the operator of the conveyance, under section 219, that the conveyance is released from biosecurity control; or

                     (b)  a written notice releasing the conveyance from biosecurity control is given to the person in charge of the conveyance by a biosecurity industry participant who is authorised to release the conveyance in accordance with an approved arrangement covering the biosecurity industry participant; or

                     (c)  the conveyance is destroyed; or

                     (d)  the conveyance leaves Australian territory.

Note:          If a conveyance is released from biosecurity control under paragraph (1)(d) by leaving Australian territory during a journey between places in Australian territory, the conveyance becomes subject to biosecurity control again when it re-enters Australian territory during that journey (see subsections 191(4) and 192(5)).

             (2)  Neither of the following is a legislative instrument:

                     (a)  a notification that is given in writing under paragraph (1)(a);

                     (b)  a notice referred to in paragraph (1)(b).



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