Communique meeting 17 March 2017
17 March 2017
The Biosecurity Advisory Committee (the Committee) held its eleventh meeting on 17 March 2017 via teleconference.
At this special meeting, the Committee:
- noted project progress and discussed mitigation strategies to address key project risks;
- discussed the draft Summary of Submissions Report from public consultations of the Regulatory Impact Statement and associated regulations; and importantly;
- supported the amendments to the proposed Biosecurity Regulation 2016, the Biosecurity Order – Permitted Activities and amendments to other legal instruments ; and
- noted that the Nature Conservation Council representative did not support making of the Regulation as they believe the proposed regulation does not adequately respond to environmental issues.
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