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PLANT BIOSECURITY ACT 2010 - SECT 43

Testing for exotic pests or diseases

    (1)     The Secretary may direct any person to have carried out, at a laboratory or place nominated by the Secretary, a specified examination of any plant or plant product owned by or in the possession or control of that person.

    (2)     The direction may require the taking, delivery and examination of samples from the plant or plant product.

    (3)     Any direction issued by the Secretary under subsection (1) must

        (a)     be in writing; and

        (b)     be given to the person to whom it applies; and

        (c)     fix a reasonable time by which the direction must be complied with.

    (4)     A person given a direction under this section must comply with it.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

Part 4—Plants and plant products



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