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Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
Current version for 4 June 2015 to date (accessed 30 April 2017 at 22:41)
Part 4 Division 2 Section 36
36   Noxious weed control functions of local control authorities
A local control authority has the following noxious weed control functions in relation to the area for which it is the local control authority (the local area):
(a)  responsibility for the control of noxious weeds by occupiers of land (other than public authorities or local control authorities),
(b)  control of noxious weeds on land owned or occupied by the local control authority and on certain roads and watercourses, rivers or inland waters as provided by this Act,
(c)  to ensure, so far as practicable, that owners and occupiers of land (other than public authorities or other local control authorities) carry out obligations to control noxious weeds imposed under this Act,
(d)  to develop, implement, co-ordinate and review noxious weed control policies and noxious weed control programs,
(e)  inspection of land within the local area in connection with its noxious weed control functions,
(f)  to report, at the request of the Minister, on the carrying out of the local control authority’s functions under this Act,
(g)  to co-operate with local control authorities of adjoining areas to control noxious weeds, where appropriate,
(h)  any other functions that are conferred or imposed on the local control authority by or under this Act.