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Carrying out tests on samples

             (1)  If a biosecurity officer has power under this Act to carry out tests on any samples, the officer may:

                     (a)  carry out tests that result in the destruction, or reduce the value, of the samples or of a package or goods associated with the samples; or

                     (b)  arrange for another person with appropriate qualifications or expertise to carry out such tests.

             (2)  The regulations may make provision in relation to the storage of samples on which tests may be carried out under this Act.

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