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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 321

Movement of goods or conveyance

             (1)  A biosecurity officer may:

                     (a)  give any of the following directions to a person in charge of goods or a conveyance:

                              (i)  a direction not to move, deal with or interfere with the goods or conveyance;

                             (ii)  a direction to move the goods or conveyance, as soon as practicable, to a place specified by the biosecurity officer;

                            (iii)  any other direction relating to the movement of the goods or conveyance; or

                     (b)  cause the goods or conveyance to be moved to another place.

Civil penalty provision

             (2)  A person who is given a direction under paragraph (1)(a) must comply with the direction.

Civil penalty:          120 penalty units.

Note:          If a person is given a direction under paragraph (1)(a) in accordance with a biosecurity control order or a biosecurity response zone determination and the person fails to comply with the direction, the person may also commit an offence (see section 327).



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