Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
7 Weed control orders
(1) The Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, make a weed control order for a specified plant.(2) A weed control order is to do the following:(a) declare that the plant is a noxious weed,(b) apply a weed control class or classes to the plant,(c) specify the land (being part or the whole of the State) to which the order applies,(d) specify the control measures that are to be, or may be, used to control the plant in general or particular circumstances,(e) specify the control objectives for the plant,(f) specify the term of the order (being a period not exceeding 5 years).(2A) The Minister may, in a weed control order, grant an exemption referred to in section 32A.(2B) An exemption has effect for the period specified in the order and is subject to such conditions, if any, as may be specified in the order.(2C) The Minister may amend or revoke an exemption or a condition of an exemption.(3) For the purposes of this Act, a plant that is the subject of a weed control order is a noxious weed in relation to the land to which the order applies.(4) An order takes effect from the date of its publication in the Gazette or on a later date specified in the order.(5) The Minister may not make an order declaring any plant that is native to the State to be a noxious weed, except with the consent of the Minister administering the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.