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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 420

Period of suspension

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), a suspension of an approved arrangement, or a part of an approved arrangement, under this Division takes effect:

                     (a)  on the day the notice under section 419 is given; or

                     (b)  if a later day is specified in that notice--on that later day.

             (2)  If the biosecurity industry participant covered by the approved arrangement was given:

                     (a)  a notice under subsection 418(2) that included the request referred to in paragraph 418(3)(c); or

                     (b)  a notice under paragraph 410(2)(b);

the suspension must not take effect before the end of 14 days after the notice is given.

             (3)  The relevant Director may vary the period during which an approved arrangement, or a part of an approved arrangement, is suspended by written notice to the biosecurity industry participant covered by the arrangement.

Note:          A decision to extend the period during which an approved arrangement, or a part of an approved arrangement, is suspended is a reviewable decision (see Part 1 of Chapter 11).

             (4)  The relevant Director may revoke a suspension of an approved arrangement, or a part of an approved arrangement, by written notice to the biosecurity industry participant covered by the arrangement.



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