Biosecurity Act 1993

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100B Operational plans

(1)

A management agency must—

(a)

prepare an operational plan within 3 months after the commencement date specified under section 64(3)(m), 73(3)(m), 84(3)(m), or 93(3)(l); and

(b)

review the operational plan annually; and

(c)

decide on appropriate amendments to the operational plan, if necessary; and

(d)

make copies of the operational plan and every amended version available to the public at cost; and

(e)

provide a copy of the operational plan and every amended version to the Minister or council.

(2)

A management agency must—

(a)

prepare a report on the operational plan and its implementation not later than 5 months after the end of each financial year; and

(b)

provide a copy of the report to the Minister or council.

(3)

A management agency for a regional pest management plan or regional pathway management plan—

(a)

may submit the report on the operational plan and its implementation for inclusion in the regional council’s annual report; and

(b)

must make the report on the operational plan and its implementation available to the public as a separate document, at cost, or as an extract from the annual report, at the cost of providing the extract.

(4)

The Minister or council may give the management agency written notice that the Minister or council intends to disallow all or part of an operational plan on the ground that the Minister or council believes that the whole operational plan, or the part of it, is inconsistent with the plan that the operational plan implements.

(5)

A notice under subsection (4)—

(a)

must be given before, or within 20 working days after, the Minister or council receives a copy of the operational plan or an amended version under subsection (1)(e); and

(b)

has the effect that the whole operational plan, or the part of it, is of no effect; and

(c)

may be revoked by a later written notice given by the Minister or council to the management agency allowing the whole operational plan or the part.

Section 100B: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 39 of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).