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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 367

Additional powers that may be specified in a biosecurity response zone determination

                   The following powers that a biosecurity officer may exercise may be specified in a biosecurity response zone determination under paragraph 366(2)(f):

                     (a)  the power to cause the biosecurity response zone to be identified (whether by affixing notices or by markings or otherwise);

                     (b)  the power to cause goods or premises in the biosecurity response zone to be identified (whether by affixing notices or by markings or otherwise);

                     (c)  the power to direct a person in the biosecurity response zone to leave the biosecurity response zone for a specified period (which must not be longer than 24 hours);

                     (d)  the power to set traps or set up equipment or other structures in the biosecurity response zone.

Note 1:       Other powers may also be specified in a biosecurity response zone determination (see paragraphs 366(2)(c), (d) and (e)).

Note 2:       Premises include a conveyance (see paragraph (a) of the definition of premises in section 9).



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