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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 562

Authorisation of chief human biosecurity officers

             (1)  The Director of Human Biosecurity may, in writing, authorise a person to be a chief human biosecurity officer for a State or Territory if the person is a medical practitioner employed by the State or Territory body responsible for the administration of health services in the State or Territory.

             (2)  The Director of Human Biosecurity must not authorise such a medical practitioner unless an arrangement is in force under section 564 in relation to the practitioner.

             (3)  An authorisation may specify the period during which it has effect.

             (4)  The Director of Human Biosecurity may, in writing, vary or revoke an authorisation at any time.

             (5)  The Director of Human Biosecurity must determine, in writing, training and qualification requirements for chief human biosecurity officers.

             (6)  A determination made under subsection (5) is not a legislative instrument.



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