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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 307

Compensation for undue detention or delay of vessel

             (1)  If a vessel is unduly detained or delayed under this Chapter, the Commonwealth is liable to pay the owner of the vessel a reasonable amount of compensation for any loss or damage suffered by the owner as a result of the undue detention or delay.

Note:          For unduly detained or delayed , see section 9.

             (2)  If the owner and the Commonwealth do not agree on the amount of compensation, the owner may institute proceedings in a relevant court for the recovery from the Commonwealth of such reasonable amount of compensation as the court determines.



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