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Regulations as made
These regulations amend section 48 of the Biosecurity Regulation 2016 to require information about 'biofouling' management to be included in a vessel's pre-arrival report.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 15 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date of repeal 08 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Biosecurity Amendment (Biofouling Management) Regulations 2021

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 09 December 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

David Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Biosecurity Regulation 2016                                                                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity Amendment (Biofouling Management) Regulations 2021.

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

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day this instrument is registered.

15 June 2022

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 1Amendments

  

Biosecurity Regulation 2016

After paragraph 48(2)(o)

Insert:

                   (oa)  details of any inspections of the vessel for biofouling, cleaning of biofouling or treatment for biofouling undertaken before the vessel’s arrival in Australian territory;

                   (ob)  details of any inspections of the vessel for biofouling, cleaning of biofouling or treatment for biofouling intended while the vessel is in Australian territory;

                   (oc)  practices included in any plan of biofouling management for the vessel that is currently in use;

                   (od)  details of the voyage history of the vessel in the past 12 months;