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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 31
Simplified outline of this Part
A biosecurity official who is making a decision to exercise a power under
certain provisions of this Act must first consider the principles set out in
The principles aim to ensure that the power is exercised only if exercising
the power is likely to be effective in, or to contribute to, achieving the
purpose for which the power is to be exercised, is appropriate and adapted for
its purpose, and is no more restrictive or intrusive than is required.
If the power is to be exercised in relation to a conveyance, the biosecurity
official must consider the impact of the exercise of the power on the health
and safety of any persons on board the conveyance.
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