substituted by No. 5/1997
s. 14, amended by No. 68/2016 s. 93(1).
(1) The Victorian Fisheries Authority may revoke a noxious aquatic species permit at any time by serving notice of the revocation on the holder of the permit.
S. 82(2) amended by No. 68/2016 s. 93(2).
(2) Before revoking a permit, the Victorian Fisheries Authority must—
(a) give notice of the proposed revocation to the permit holder, specifying—
(i) the grounds for the proposed revocation; and
(ii) that the person may make written or oral submissions about the matter within 28 days after the date of service of the notice;
(b) consider any submissions made in accordance with paragraph (a).
S. 82(3) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 20.
(3) If the Victorian Fisheries Authority has revoked a permit under subsection (1) on the ground that the holder of the permit has ceased to be a fit and proper person to hold the permit, the Authority may specify a time not exceeding 7 years within which the same person may not apply for the issue or transfer of a fishery licence, or the issue of a permit, under this Act.