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Medical Law Reporter: Analysis of Australia's New Biosecurity Legislation

Durant, Sam; Faunce, Thomas


On 16 June 2016 the Biosecurity Act 2015 (Cth) came into force. This legislation replaced the Quarantine Act 1908 (Cth) which had regulated biosecurity in Australia for over a century. Impetus for the change arose from a number of reviews (the Nairn Report and later Beale Review) into Australia's biosecurity system. These identified systemic flaws that were causing the country to be vulnerable to incursions of foreign pests and diseases through the administration of an archaic regulatory...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Medicine


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