Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
11 Power to regulate or prohibit bringing into NSW noxious weed material or things likely to introduce such material
(1) The Minister may, by order published in accordance with subsection (2), regulate or prohibit the bringing into the State (or into any specified part of the State) of noxious weed material or any other thing that the Minister considers is likely to introduce any noxious weed material into the State (or into any specified part of the State).(2) An order made by the Minister under this section is to be published in the Gazette. However, if the Minister considers the order is required urgently, the order may be published:(a) in a newspaper circulating, or by radio or television broadcast, in the area to which the land subject to the order is located, or, if appropriate, in a newspaper circulating throughout the whole State, or(b) on the internet website of a newspaper referred to in paragraph (a) or on the Department’s internet website.(3) If an order is published in accordance with subsection (2) other than in the Gazette, the Minister is to publish the order as soon as practicable in the Gazette.(4) An order commences on the day it is first published in accordance with this section or on such later day as may be specified in the order.(5) A person who fails to comply with an order made under this section is guilty of an offence.Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.