SROS Amendment Act 2015

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rangement of Provisions

1. Short title and commencement
2. Section 4 amended
3. Section 5 amended

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2015, No. 4

AN ACT to amend the Scientific Research Organisation of
Samoa Act 2008 (“principal Act”). [2nd
February 2015]

BE IT ENACTED by the Legislative Assembly of Samoa in
Parliament assembled as follows:

1. Short title and commencement-(1) This Act may be cited
as the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa Amendment
Act 2015.
(2) This Act commences on the date of assent by the Head of
State.

2. Section 4 amended - In section 4 of the principal Act:
(a) for the full stop at the end of paragraph (e) substitute a
semi-colon; and
(b) after paragraph (e) insert:

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“(f) to conduct analysis of narcotics or precursors for
the purposes of investigations and prosecution
of offences; and
(g) to undertake environment impact assessments.”.

3. Section 5 amended - In section 5 of the principal Act:
(a) in subsection (1):
(i) after paragraph (a)(iv) insert:

“(v) conducting analysis of narcotics or precursors for
the purposes of investigations and prosecution
of offences; and”; and

(ii) for the full stop at the end of paragraph
(g) substitute “; and”;
(iii) after paragraph (g), insert:

“(h) to carry out environment impact assessments.”;
and

(b) after subsection (3) insert:

“(4) The Organisation may:
(a) carry out food analysis and testing required under
any food legislation or other enactment; and
(b) issue reports or certificates regarding food analysis
and testing under paragraph (a).”.

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The Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa
Amendment Act 2015 is administered by the
Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa.