Title Biosecurity Amendment (Enhanced Risk Management) Bill 2021
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend the [itals]Biosecurity Act 2015[eitals], and for related purposes
Date 01-09-2021 10:46 AM
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 124/21
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Reps Bill Code O
Status Not Proceeding
System Id legislation/bills/r6776_first-reps/0000


Biosecurity Amendment (Enhanced Risk Management) Bill 2021
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2020‑2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House"><a name="_Hlk81205583">HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">Presented and read a first time</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT"><a name="_Hlk81205581">Biosecurity Amendment (Enhanced Risk Management) Bill 2021</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Agriculture, Water and the Environment)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT"><a name="_Hlk81205582">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Biosecurity Act 2015</i>, and for related purposes</a></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5"><a name="BKCheck15B_1" id="BKCheck15B_1"/>1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Pratique and human health measures<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—Pratique<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                                              </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Biosecurity Act 2015<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Human biosecurity group directions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Biosecurity Act 2015<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 3—Pre‑arrival reporting<span style="font-size: 9.0pt">                                                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">20</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Biosecurity Act 2015<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">20</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 2—Strengthening penalties<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">23</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Biosecurity Act 2015<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">23</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 3—Risk assessment<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">27</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Biosecurity Act 2015<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">27</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 4—Arrangements and grants for dealing with risks posed by diseases or pests<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">31</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Biosecurity Act 2015<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">31</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Biosecurity Act 2015</i>, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="7f67b58ffb0a49ba8f2829a702dd5b1b" title="1  Short title"><a name="7f67b58ffb0a49ba8f2829a702dd5b1b"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc80866088"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Biosecurity Amendment (Enhanced Risk Management) Act 2021</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="3a4f82b0a5c64a0781d4a39edc4adbf9" title="2  Commencement"><a name="3a4f82b0a5c64a0781d4a39edc4adbf9"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc80866089"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedule 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">3.  Schedules 2 to 4</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.</p> <p class="subsection">              (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="5a006aadbd8d49918104b00532729408" title="3  Schedules"><a name="5a006aadbd8d49918104b00532729408"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc80866090"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="c2abdb85-6fa1-4b7a-8039-e72e3bd49967"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="041fa7e2-7e70-4ea9-bdc0-fdfd79cc3ccf"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="8cd90f06-752d-416c-842f-49a8740bbd2a"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="b6321dc6-c700-47b6-a43f-6dab887379a0"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>