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Applying for general release or release with controls

Pre-application consultation

Consultation with other organisations

Applicants are advised to inform other organisations and stakeholders of their intention to apply for the introduction of a biological control agent, and should seek input to assist in the assessment of risks and benefits. It is important to gain perspectives from these organisations and in particular those that are likely to oppose an introduction. The applicant should develop a list of such organisations and stakeholders on a case-by-case basis, but this could include: