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Person must comply with direction

             (1)  A person contravenes this subsection if:

                     (a)  the power referred to in paragraph 367(c) (direction to person to leave a biosecurity response zone) is specified in the biosecurity response zone determination; and

                     (b)  a person is given a direction under that paragraph; and

                     (c)  the direction is given in accordance with the biosecurity response zone determination; and

                     (d)  the person engages in conduct; and

                     (e)  the conduct contravenes the direction.

Note:          The physical elements of an offence against subsection (2) are set out in this subsection (see section 534).

Fault-based offence

             (2)  A person commits an offence if the person contravenes subsection (1).

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 5 years or 300 penalty units, or both.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  A person is liable to a civil penalty if the person contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          120 penalty units.

Note:          A person may commit an offence or contravene a civil penalty provision for failing to comply with a direction given in relation to another power specified in a biosecurity response zone determination (see sections 317, 318, 321, 327 and 350).

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