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This instrument's purpose is to ensure that overseas vessels and any goods on board enter Australia at a designated place that has the appropriate facilities to effectively manage any biosecurity risk.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 31 May 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date ceased to have effect 16 Jun 2019
Ceased by Self Ceasing
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Biosecurity (First Point of Entry—Port of Newcastle) Determination 2016

I, Daryl Quinlivan, Director of Biosecurity, make the following determination.

 

Dated                                                                                                   24 May 2016

Daryl Quinlivan  

Director of Biosecurity


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                     1

1  Name. ...................................................................................................................................... 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

Part 2—First point of entry                                                                                         2

5  First point of entry—vessels.................................................................................................... 2

6  First point of entry—goods...................................................................................................... 2

Part 3—Biosecurity entry points                                                                                 2

7  Biosecurity entry points—vessels............................................................................................ 2

8  Biosecurity entry points—goods.............................................................................................. 3

Part 4—Conditions                                                                                                       3

Part 5—Period of effect                                                                                               3

9  Period of effect......................................................................................................................... 3

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This is the Biosecurity (First Point of Entry—Port of Newcastle) Determination 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

At the same time as section 3 of the Biosecurity Act 2015 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

             (1)  This instrument is made under subection 229(1) of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

             (2)  This instrument is made as permitted by subitem 1(1) of Schedule 3 to the Biosecurity (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2015.

4  Definitions

Note:    A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Biosecurity Act 2015, including the following:

(a)      animal;

(b)     goods;

(c)      passenger vessel;

(c)    vessel.              

                   In this instrument:

commercial passenger vessel means a passenger vessel other than a non‑commercial vessel.

container has the same meaning as in the Customs Act 1901.

 

 

goods means goods:

                     (a)  that are subject to biosecurity control; or

                     (b)  in relation to which an exposed goods order is in force.

non‑commercial vessel has the meaning given by section 5 of the Biosecurity Regulation 2016.

vessels means vessels that are subject to biosecurity control.

 

 

Part 2—First point of entry

  

5  First point of entry—vessels

                   Port of Newcastle is a first point of entry for vessels.

6  First point of entry—goods

                   Port of Newcastle is a first point of entry for goods, other than animals.

 

Part 3—Biosecurity entry points

  

7  Biosecurity entry points—vessels

                   An area of Port of Newcastle specified in column 2 of an item of the following table is a biosecurity entry point for a vessel specified in column 1 of the item.

 

Biosecurity entry points—vessels

Item

Column 1

Vessel

Column 2

Area

1

Commercial passenger vessels, including cruise vessels

Each of the following areas:

(a)     Channel Berth;

(b)     Dyke 1.

2

Non commercial vessels, including yachts

Port of Newcastle Marina, Newcastle Mariner A finger

 


 

8  Biosecurity entry points—goods

                   An area of Port of Newcastle specified in column 2 of an item of the following table is a biosecurity entry point for goods specified in column 1 of the item.

 

Biosecurity entry points—goods other than animals

Item

Column 1

Goods other than animals

Column 2

Area

1

Vehicles

Each of the following areas:

(a)     West Basin 3

(b)     West Basin 4

(c)     Eastern Basin 1

(d)     Eastern Basin 2

2

Containers

 Each of the following areas:

(a)     Eastern Basin 1

(b)     Eastern Basin 2

(c)     Western Basin 4

(d)     Kooragang 2

(e)     Kooragang 3

(f)      Mayfield 4

 

 

  

Part 4Conditions

  

Note:          There are no specified conditions for Port of Newcastle.

 

  

Part 5—Period of effect

9  Period of effect

                   This instrument has effect for 3 years beginning on the date this instrument commences.