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Entry to adjacent premises without warrant or consent during biosecurity emergencies

             (1)  During a biosecurity emergency period, a biosecurity officer or biosecurity enforcement officer may enter premises ( adjacent premises ) for the purpose of gaining access to other premises to exercise powers in accordance with subsection 470(1).

Note:          For the obligations and powers of biosecurity enforcement officers in entering premises under this section, see Division 3 of Part 5 of Chapter 9.

             (2)  A biosecurity officer is not authorised to enter adjacent premises under subsection (1) unless a biosecurity enforcement officer accompanies the biosecurity officer for the purposes of assisting in entering those premises.

             (3)  In this section, premises does not include a conveyance.

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