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BIOLOGICAL CONTROL ACT 1985 - SECT 32

Declaration of organisms declared under a relevant law

32 Declaration of organisms declared under a relevant law

(1) Where organisms of a particular kind are organisms that for the purposes of a relevant law may be controlled by biological means, the Authority may, by notice published in the Gazette, declare those organisms to be target organisms for the purposes of this Act.
Editorial note : For target organisms under this subsection see the Historical notes at the end of this Act.
(2) Where:
(a) prescribed organisms of a particular kind are organisms that for the purposes of a relevant law may be released to control other organisms, and
(b) those other organisms are target organisms,
the Authority shall, by notice published in the Gazette, declare those firstmentioned organisms to be agent organisms for the purposes of this Act.
Editorial note : For agent organisms under this subsection see the Historical notes at the end of this Act.
(3) A notice under subsection (2) declaring organisms of a particular kind to be agent organisms may set out conditions under which the organisms may be released, which conditions may be or include:
(a) conditions specifying the persons who may release those organisms, or
(b) conditions specifying the circumstances in which those organisms may be released.



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