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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 261

Foreign vessels and the Australian Antarctic Territory

             (1)  For the purposes of this Chapter, a foreign vessel that is within the outer limits of the territorial sea of the Australian Antarctic Territory is taken not to be in Australian seas.

             (2)  In addition, a foreign vessel:

                     (a)  whose Administration is a party to the Ballast Water Convention; and

                     (b)  that is within the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone adjacent to the coast of the Australian Antarctic Territory;

is also taken not to be in Australian seas.



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