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This regulation amends the Biosecurity Regulation 2016 and the Biosecurity (Human Health) Regulation 2016 in line with recent changes to the Biosecurity Act 2015.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Registered 22 May 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-May-2017
Tabled Senate13-Jun-2017
Date of repeal 09 Sep 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Regulations 2017

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 18 May 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Barnaby Joyce

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Biosecurity Regulation 2016                                             2

Biosecurity Regulation 2016                                                                                                               2

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Biosecurity (Human Health) Regulation 2016       3

Biosecurity (Human Health) Regulation 2016                                                                                 3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Regulations 2017.

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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 May 2017

2.  Schedule 1

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this instrument is registered; and

(b) the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Act 2017.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

8 September 2017 (paragraph (b) applies)

3.  Schedule 2

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 May 2017

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 the Biosecurity Act 2015.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendment of the Biosecurity Regulation 2016

  

Biosecurity Regulation 2016

1  Section 5 (definition of ballast water discharge report)

Repeal the definition.

2  Chapter 4

Repeal the Chapter.

Schedule 2Amendment of the Biosecurity (Human Health) Regulation 2016

  

 Biosecurity (Human Health) Regulation 2016

1  Subsection 7(1)

Omit “section 53”, substitute “section 204A”.

2  Paragraph 7(1)(a)

After “listed human disease”, insert “or any other human disease”.