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This determination sets out communicable diseases that are to be a listed human disease, which enables a range of powers and measures to become available to manage significant human health risks.
Administered by: Health
Made 07 Jun 2016
Registered 14 Jun 2016
Tabled HR 30 Aug 2016
Tabled Senate 30 Aug 2016
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Biosecurity (Listed Human Diseases) Determination 2016

I, Professor Christopher Baggoley, Director of Human Biosecurity, make the following determination.

Dated   7 June 2016

Christopher Baggoley

Director of Human Biosecurity

 

  

  

  


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

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

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

4............ Listed human diseases................................................................................................... 1

 


1  Name

                   This is the Biosecurity (Listed Human Diseases) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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

                   This instrument is made under subsection 42(1) of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

4  Listed human diseases

                   Each of the following human diseases is a listed human disease:

                     (a)  human influenza with pandemic potential;

                     (b)  Middle East respiratory syndrome;

                     (c)  plague;

                     (d)  severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS);

                     (e)  smallpox;

                      (f)  viral haemorrhagic fevers;

                     (g)  yellow fever.