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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 412

Application for approval of varied arrangement

             (1)  If a biosecurity industry participant wishes to vary an approved arrangement covering the biosecurity industry participant, the biosecurity industry participant may apply to the relevant Director for approval of the varied arrangement.

Note:          Section 434 sets out requirements for applications.

             (2)  The biosecurity industry participant must not implement the varied arrangement unless:

                     (a)  the relevant Director has approved it; and

                     (b)  the relevant Director has given the biosecurity industry participant written notice of the approval.

             (3)  Sections 406 to 409 apply in relation to an application under subsection (1) as if the application were for approval of a new proposed arrangement.

Note 1:       If the relevant Director does not make a decision in relation to the application within the consideration period for the application, the Director is taken to have refused to approve the varied arrangement at the end of that period (see subsection 435(2)).

Note 2:       A decision to refuse to approve a varied arrangement is a reviewable decision (see Part 1 of Chapter 11).

             (4)  If the relevant Director approves a varied arrangement, the notice of approval in relation to the varied arrangement replaces any previous notice given under subsection 408(1) in relation to the arrangement.



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