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Commonwealth Minister must issue a proposed ban notice

             (1)  The Commonwealth Minister must issue a proposed ban notice if the Commonwealth Minister proposes to impose an interim ban, or a permanent ban:

                     (a)  on consumer goods of a particular kind; or

                     (b)  on product related services of a particular kind.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to an interim ban if the Commonwealth Minister has issued a notice under section 132J certifying that the ban should be imposed without delay.

             (3)  The proposed ban notice must:

                     (a)  be in writing; and

                     (b)  be published on the internet; and

                     (c)  set out a copy of a draft notice for the imposition of the interim ban or permanent ban; and

                     (d)  set out a summary of the reasons for the proposed imposition of the ban; and

                     (e)  invite any person who supplies, or proposes to supply:

                              (i)  consumer goods of that kind; or

                             (ii)  product related services of that kind;

                            to notify the Commission, in writing and within a period specified in the notice, if the person wishes the Commission to hold a conference in relation to the proposed imposition of the ban.

             (4)  The period specified in the proposed ban notice under paragraph (3)(e):

                     (a)  must be a period of at least 10 days, or such longer period as the Commonwealth Minister specifies in the notice; and

                     (b)  must not commence before the day on which the notice is published.

             (5)  A proposed ban notice is not a legislative instrument.

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