Biosecurity Act 1993

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24A Issue

(1)

After receiving the officer’s recommendation under section 23(5) and complying with section 24(4), if it applies, the Director-General must decide whether or not to issue a standard.

(2)

If the Director-General decides to issue a standard, he or she must—

(a)

decide on the date on which the standard is to come into force; and

(b)

issue the standard with the date in it.

(3)

The Director-General is not required to issue a standard for goods of a particular class or description if the Director-General considers that the requirements that could be imposed in the standard would not be sufficient to enable the purpose of this Part to be achieved.

Section 24A: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 20 of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).