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BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 83

Informing individual of risks

             (1)  Before an officer includes one or more biosecurity measures in a human biosecurity control order that is or is to be in force in relation to an individual, the officer must take reasonable steps to inform the individual of the risk posed by the listed human disease specified in the order to:

                     (a)  the individual's health; and

                     (b)  the health of the public.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, an officer must comply with subsection (1):

                     (a)  at the time of imposing the order; and

                     (b)  if the officer later varies the order to include a new biosecurity measure.



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