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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 287

Approval of ballast water management plans for vessels

             (1)  The determination under section 308A may prescribe a scheme for the Director of Biosecurity or a survey authority to take any of the following actions in relation to a vessel:

                     (a)  approve a ballast water management plan for the vessel;

                     (b)  approve an amendment of the vessel's ballast water management plan;

                     (c)  cancel the approval of the vessel's ballast water management plan.

Note:          A decision to refuse to approve a ballast water management plan, a decision to refuse to approve an amendment of a plan or a decision to cancel a plan is a reviewable decision (see Part 1 of Chapter 11).

             (2)  An action referred to in subsection (1) may be taken in relation to a foreign vessel only on request by the vessel's Administration.



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