Summary

Biosecurity Act 2015 (Cth) - Level 2

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The objects of this Act are:
(a) to provide for managing the following:
(i) biosecurity risks;
(ii) the risk of contagion of a listed human disease;
(iii) the risk of listed human diseases entering Australian territory or a part of Australian territory, or emerging, establishing themselves or spreading in Australian territory or a part of Australian territory;
(iv) risks related to ballast water;
(v) biosecurity emergencies and human biosecurity emergencies;
(b) to give effect to Australia's international rights and obligations, including under the International Health Regulations, the SPS Agreement and the Biodiversity Convention.

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