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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 152

152 .         Authorisation to exercise serious public health incident powers

        (1)         The Chief Health Officer may, for the purposes of preventing, controlling or abating a serious public health risk, authorise an authorised officer to exercise any of the serious public health incident powers.

        (2)         The serious public health incident powers conferred on an authorised officer by an authorisation under subsection (1) are in addition to, and do not limit —

            (a)         the powers conferred on the person as an authorised officer under Part 16; or

            (b)         the powers the person may have under another written law or other law.

        (3)         The Chief Health Officer may vary or revoke an authorisation under subsection (1).



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