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2002

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Quarantine Amendment Bill 2002

 

 

Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, Part 1, page 9 (after line 30), at the end of the Part, add:

17A  Amendments made by items 1 to 17 cease to have effect in certain circumstances

The amendments made by items 1 to 17 of this Schedule cease to operate at the expiration of 18 months after the commencement of this Part unless the Commonwealth, within that period:

                     (a)  has developed, in consultation with all of the States, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory, agreed guidelines for a cooperative approach between the Commonwealth, those States and those Territories, for the control and eradication of epidemics, and the removal of the danger of epidemics, including guidelines for the exercise of quarantine measure or measures incidental to quarantine in accordance with the Quarantine Act 1908 for that purpose; and

                     (b)  has laid a copy of the guidelines before each House of the Parliament.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

21 March 2002