(1) Before completing the national civil defence emergency management strategy, the Minister must—
(a) publicly notify the proposed strategy by—
(i) publishing a notice in the Gazette; and
(ii) publishing a notice in 1 or more daily newspapers circulating in the major metropolitan areas; and
(iii) giving any other notification that the Minister considers appropriate having regard to the persons likely to have an interest in the proposal; and
(b) give interested persons a reasonable time, which must be specified in the notice published under paragraph (a), to make submissions on the proposal; and
(c) consult any persons that the Minister in each case considers appropriate.
(2) The Minister may sign the completed national civil defence emergency management strategy and, as soon as possible after signing the strategy, must,—
(a) by notice in the Gazette, state that the strategy has been made and specify the place or places where the strategy is available to members of the public for inspection free of charge and for purchase at a reasonable price; and
(b) present a copy of the strategy to the House of Representatives.