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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 427

Authorisation to carry out biosecurity activities in accordance with approved arrangement

             (1)  A biosecurity industry participant is authorised, for the purposes of this Act, to carry out biosecurity activities in accordance with an approved arrangement covering the biosecurity industry participant, except to the extent:

                     (a)  to which the arrangement, or a part of the arrangement, is suspended under Part 4; or

                     (b)  that carrying out the biosecurity activities would be inconsistent with a direction given under subsection 429(1).

             (2)  If an approved arrangement has been revoked under Part 5, the person who was the biosecurity industry participant covered by the arrangement is not authorised, for the purposes of this Act, to carry out biosecurity activities in accordance with the arrangement at any time after the revocation takes effect.

             (3)  This section does not prevent a biosecurity industry participant, or a former biosecurity industry participant, who is directed to take action under subsection 421(2) or 426(2), from taking that action.



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