State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989 No 165
Current version for 27 November 2013 to date (accessed 26 January 2015 at 03:18)

35   Duration of state of emergency

(1)  An order declaring a state of emergency has effect immediately on its being made.
(2)  Unless it is sooner revoked, the declaration of a state of emergency remains in force for such period (not exceeding 30 days) as is specified in the declaration.
(3)  The declaration of a state of emergency does not prevent the declaration of further states of emergencies in relation to the same or a different emergency.
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