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Persons authorised under other laws

50 Persons authorised under other laws

(1) This section applies to a person who has an approval, licence, permission or other authority (a
"related authority" ) under another Act or a law of the Commonwealth that permits the person to do something that is, or involves, carrying out a regulated activity with a regulated substance.
Examples of related authorities—
• an authority to aerially distribute an agricultural chemical under the Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control Act 1966
• an approval under the Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Act 1988
• a licence under the Drugs Misuse Act 1986
• a licence under the Radiation Safety Act 1999
• a licence or permit under the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 (Cwlth)
• an approval, licence or permission under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cwlth)
(2) The person does not commit an offence against this Act to the extent the person acts under the related authority.
(3) For subsection (2) , if the person’s related authority impliedly permits the person to possess a regulated substance without expressly stating that possession is permitted, the related authority is taken to permit possession of the regulated substance to the extent required to act under the related authority.

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