(1) Each of the following places in Australian territory, and the area in Australian territory that is within the permissible distance of the boundary of the place, are a permanent biosecurity monitoring zone :
(a) a landing place that is a first point of entry for aircraft or goods;
(b) a port that is a first point of entry for vessels or goods;
(c) an international mail centre;
(d) a biosecurity activity zone;
(e) any other place prescribed by the regulations.
Note: Permissible distance means 400 metres or such greater distance as is prescribed by the regulations (see the definition in section 9).
(2) The regulations must not prescribe a place for the purposes of paragraph (1)(e) unless the Director of Biosecurity is satisfied that there is a high level of biosecurity risk associated with the place.