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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 410

Restrictions on applications for approval of proposed arrangements etc.

             (1)  This section applies if:

                     (a)  an application by a person (the first person ) for approval of a proposed arrangement is refused under this Chapter; or

                     (b)  an approved arrangement covering a biosecurity industry participant (also the first person ) is revoked under Part 5.

             (2)  The relevant Director may do either or both of the following, on one or more occasions:

                     (a)  refuse an application under section 405 by an associate of the first person for approval of a proposed arrangement;

                     (b)  if an associate of the first person is or becomes a biosecurity industry participant--give the associate a written notice in accordance with subsection (3).

             (3)  A notice given under paragraph (2)(b) must:

                     (a)  state the grounds on which the notice is given; and

                     (b)  request the associate to give the relevant Director, within 14 days after the day the notice is given, a written statement showing cause:

                              (i)  why an approved arrangement, or a part of an approved arrangement, covering the associate should not be suspended, or further suspended, under Division 2 of Part 4; or

                             (ii)  why an approved arrangement covering the associate should not be revoked under Division 2 of Part 5; and

                     (c)  include a statement setting out the associate's right to seek review of a decision:

                              (i)  to suspend, or further suspend, an approved arrangement, or a part of an approved arrangement, covering the associate; or

                             (ii)  to revoke an approved arrangement covering the associate.



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