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BIOLOGICAL CONTROL ACT 1985 - SECT 30
Notice of proposed declaration under section 29
30 Notice of proposed declaration under section 29
(1) Where the Authority is contemplating making a declaration under section
29, the Authority may, subject to subsection (2), publish in the Gazette and
in such newspapers or journals as the Authority considers appropriate a notice
that the Authority is contemplating making that declaration.
Authority shall not publish a notice under subsection (1) in respect of an
(a) the Authority has first consulted the Council regarding
the appropriateness of action under this section in respect of that organism,
(b) the Council has unanimously recommended that the notice be published.
(3) A notice under subsection (1) shall:
(a) set out particulars identifying
the organisms that the Authority is contemplating declaring to be
(b) set out particulars identifying the organisms that the
Authority is contemplating declaring to be agent organisms,
(c) identify the
occasions known to the Authority on which the organisms referred to in
paragraph (b) were released, and
(d) invite any persons who object to, or
support, the declaration being made to submit written particulars of the
grounds for that objection or support, as the case may be, to the Authority
within 6 weeks after the date of the publication of the notice in the Gazette,
or within such further period as the Authority (either before or after the
expiration of that period) allows.
(4) Where the Authority publishes a notice
under subsection (1) in relation to a contemplated declaration, the Authority
shall not make the declaration unless and until the Authority has considered
any submissions in response to an invitation referred to in subsection (3) (d)
in relation to the declaration.
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