(1) This section applies if:
(a) a continuation application is made relating to a permission (the original permission ); and
(b) for a continuation application made before the end of the period specified in the original permission as the period for which the permission is in force:
(i) the continuation application has not been granted or refused before the end of that period; and
(ii) the continuation application has not been withdrawn under Subdivision D of Division 2 or Subdivision D of Division 3 before the end of that period.
(2) The original permission is taken always to have been in force, and remains in force until the first of the following events occurs:
(a) the application is withdrawn under Subdivision D of Division 2 or Subdivision D of Division 3;
(b) the Authority makes a decision on the application under section 111;
(c) the original permission is suspended or revoked under Division 9;
(d) the application lapses under section 204.
(3) Any Hinchinbrook authorisation attached to the original permission is taken to remain in force as long as the original permission is in force under subsection (2).