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Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
Current version for 4 June 2015 to date (accessed 29 April 2017 at 17:25)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 20
20   Noxious weed control by local control authority after notice not complied with
(1)  A local control authority may control noxious weeds on land subject to a weed control order if the owner or occupier fails, or a predecessor in title to the owner or occupier has failed, to comply with a weed control notice given in accordance with sections 18 and 18A.
(2)  Persons authorised in writing by a local control authority may control noxious weeds on behalf of the local control authority under this section and may enter premises for that purpose.
Note.
 See Division 1 of Part 5 (sections 41–55) for provisions about powers of entry.
(3)  A local control authority must give not less than 24 hours’ notice of any proposed control of noxious weeds under this section to the owner or occupier of the land concerned, except where an emergency weed control notice has been given.
(4)  If an emergency weed control notice has been given, a local control authority must, if practicable, give prior oral or written notice to the owner or occupier of the land concerned of any proposed control of noxious weeds under this section.