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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 356

Biosecurity control order to be given to person in charge etc. of goods or premises or affixed to goods or premises

Biosecurity control order relating to goods or a conveyance

             (1)  If goods or a conveyance are specified in a biosecurity control order under paragraph 354(2)(a), a biosecurity officer must:

                     (a)  give a copy of the order to a person in charge of the goods or conveyance, if it is practicable to do so; and

                     (b)  if it is not practicable to comply with paragraph (a)--affix a copy of the order to, or as near as reasonably practicable to, the goods or conveyance.

Biosecurity control order applying to premises (other than a conveyance)

             (2)  If premises (other than a conveyance) are specified in a biosecurity control order under paragraph 354(2)(a), a biosecurity officer must:

                     (a)  give a copy of the order to the occupier of the premises, or another person who apparently represents the occupier, if it is practicable to do so; and

                     (b)  if it is not practicable to comply with paragraph (a)--affix a copy of the order to, or as near as reasonably practicable to, the premises.

Note:          A person may contravene a civil penalty provision for interfering with, removing or defacing a copy of a biosecurity control order that is affixed to, or as near as reasonably practicable to, goods or a conveyance or other premises under this section (see section 363).



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