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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION ACT 1999 - SECT 397

Inspectors ex officio

             (1)  By force of this section each of the following is an inspector:

                     (a)  each member or special member of the Australian Federal Police;

                     (b)  each person appointed as an inspector under subsection 43(1) of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 (other than such a person whose appointment relates only to the powers of an inspector under Part VIIA of that Act);

                     (c)  each officer of Customs.

             (2)  Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply for the purposes of the application of this Act to an offence against, or a matter relating to, Part 13A.

             (3)  By force of this section, for the purposes of the application of this Act to an offence against, or a matter relating to, Part 13A, each of the following is an inspector:

                     (b)  each member of the police force of an external Territory;

                     (c)  each biosecurity officer (within the meaning of the Biosecurity Act 2015 ).

Note:          Part 13A deals with international movement of wildlife specimens.



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