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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 481

Basic monitoring powers under Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act

Provisions subject to monitoring

             (1)  This Act is subject to monitoring under Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act.

Note:          Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act creates a framework for monitoring whether this Act has been complied with. It includes powers of entry and inspection.

Information subject to monitoring

             (2)  Information given in compliance or purported compliance with a provision of this Act is subject to monitoring under Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act.

Note:          Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act creates a framework for monitoring whether the information is correct. It includes powers of entry and inspection.

Related provisions, authorised applicant, authorised person, issuing officer, relevant chief executive and relevant court

             (3)  For the purposes of Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act, as it applies in relation to the provisions of this Act:

                     (a)  each related provision (as defined in section 9 of this Act) is related to the provisions of this Act; and

                     (b)  a biosecurity enforcement officer is an authorised applicant; and

                     (c)  a biosecurity enforcement officer is an authorised person; and

                     (d)  an issuing officer (as defined in section 9 of this Act) is an issuing officer; and

                     (e)  a relevant court (as defined in section 9 of this Act) is the relevant court.

Person assisting

             (4)  An authorised person may be assisted by other persons in exercising powers or performing functions or duties under Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act in relation to the provisions of this Act.

Extension to external Territories

             (5)  Part 2 of the Regulatory Powers Act, as it applies in relation to a provision of this Act, extends to every external Territory to which the provision extends.



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