Biosecurity Act 2015 No 24

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
22 January 2021 22 January 2021 2020 No 30
27 October 2020 27 October 2020 2020 No 30
13 December 2019 13 December 2019 2019 (SI 604)
01 July 2018 01 July 2018 2017 No 17
2018 (SI 311)
29 June 2018 29 June 2018 2018 No 25
15 December 2017 15 December 2017 2017 No 65
14 October 2017 14 October 2017 IA sec 30C
13 October 2017 13 October 2017 2017 No 48
07 July 2017 07 July 2017 2017 No 22
02 July 2017 02 July 2017 IA sec 30C
02 June 2017 02 June 2017 2017 (SI 230)
14 March 2017 14 March 2017 2017 No 5
06 January 2017 06 January 2017 2016 No 55
08 July 2016 08 July 2016 2016 No 27
08 January 2016 08 January 2016 2015 No 58
22 September 2015 22 September 2015

This Act has been amended by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15.

Biosecurity Act 2015 No 24

Assented to 22.09.2015.

Date of commencement, Sch 8.26 [10] excepted, 1.7.2017, sec 2 and 2017 (227) LW 2.6.2017.

Sch 8.26 [10] was not commenced and was repealed by the Local Land Services Amendment Act 2017 No 48.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2(1).

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 4, 22.1.2021, sec 2(4).

Biosecurity Amendment (Miscellaneous) Regulation 2019 (SI 604)

notfd 13.12.2019.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Biosecurity Amendment (Pest Management) Regulation 2018 (SI 311)

notfd 29.06.2018.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2018, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 No 25

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 14 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Local Government Amendment (Regional Joint Organisations) Act 2017 No 65

Assented to 30.11.2017.

Date of commencement, 15.12.2017, sec 2 and 2017 (730) LW 15.12.2017.

Local Land Services Amendment Act 2017 No 48

Assented to 13.10.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.1, assent, sec 2 (1).

Biosecurity Amendment (Schedules to Act) Regulation 2017 (SI 230)

notfd 02.06.2017.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 No 22

Assented to 01.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.7.2017, sec 2 (3).

Sch 3.5 [2] was without effect as the provision being amended was repealed by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15..

Crown Land Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No 17

Assented to 17.05.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.7, 1.7.2018, sec 2 (1) and 2018 (225) LW 1.6.2018.

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2017 No 5

Assented to 14.03.2017.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2016 No 55

Assented to 25.10.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.4, 6.1.2017, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2016 No 27

Assented to 07.06.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3, 8.7.2016, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015 No 58

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.1.2016, sec 2 (1).

This is a consolidated list of all history notes for this title. View the history notes inline to see the point-in-time history of provisions for a particular historical version by clicking the Turn history notes on button.

Sec 7

Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.3 [1] [2]; 2016 No 55, Sch 1.4 [1]; 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [1]; 2017 No 17, Sch 4.7 [1] [2]; 2017 No 65, Sch 2.2 [1]; 2020 No 30, Sch 3.8.

Secs 74, 86

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 3.3 [1]–[4].

Secs 115, 137

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 3.3 [1]–[3].

Sec 184A

Ins 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 187

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 190

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [4].

Sec 192

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 193

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [6] [7].

Sec 197

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 201

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 204A

Ins 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 205

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 206

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [12].

Sec 208

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 211

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [14].

Secs 214, 215, 218, 219

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 220

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 221

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [17].

Sec 222

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [18].

Secs 224–226

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 228

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [15] [16].

Sec 229

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [17].

Sec 230

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [18].

Sec 232

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 233

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 235

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 237

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 238

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [22].

Sec 240

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [23].

Sec 241

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [17] [24] [25].

Sec 245

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [26].

Sec 249

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [27].

Sec 250A

Ins 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [28].

Sec 251

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [29].

Sec 252

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [30].

Sec 254

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [31].

Sec 257

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [32].

Sec 269A

Ins 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [33].

Sec 303

Subst 2017 No 22, Sch 3.5 [1].

Sec 370

Am 2017 No 17, Sch 4.7 [3] [4]; 2017 No 65, Sch 2.2 [2] [3].

Sec 381

Am 2020 No 30, Sch 4.2.

Sec 383

Am 2017 No 17, Sch 4.7 [5].

Sec 386

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 3.3 [5] [6].

Sec 393

Am 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [16] [34].

Sec 404A

Ins 2017 No 5, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 405

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 1

Am 2017 No 17, Sch 4.7 [6].

Sch 2

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 2.2; 2017 (230), Sch 1 [1]–[10]; 2019 (604), Sch 1[1]–[7].

Sch 3

Am 2017 (230), Sch 1 [11]; 2018 (311), Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2019 (604), Sch 1[8]–[18].

Sch 4

Am 2017 (230), Sch 1 [12]; 2019 (604), Sch 1[19] [20].

Sch 6

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 7

Am 2016 No 55, Sch 1.4 [2]; 2017 (230), Sch 1 [13].

Sch 8

Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.3 [3]; 1987 No 15, sec 30C; 2017 No 48, Sch 2.1. Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Biosecurity Bill 2015

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Government Bill
Introduced LC: 12 August 2015 PDF icon Bill (and Explanatory note)

Amended in LC: 08 September 2015 PDF icon House amendments

Second print: 08 September 2015 PDF icon Amended Bill

Passed LC: 08 September 2015
Introduced LA for concurrence: 09 September 2015
Passed by both Houses: 09 September 2015 PDF icon PBBH

Assent date: 22 September 2015 PDF icon 2015 No 24