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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 265

Relationship with State and Territory laws

             (1)  This Chapter applies (subject to subsection (2)) to the exclusion of a law, or a provision of a law, of a State or Territory to the extent that the law or provision deals with biosecurity risks associated with ballast water or sediment.

             (2)  This Chapter does not exclude or limit the concurrent operation of a law, or a provision of a law, of a State or Territory to the extent that the law or provision deals with the treatment or disposal of ballast water or sediment after it has been removed from a vessel.



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