Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
14 Requirement to read approved label and permit
(1) A person must on each occasion before using a registered pesticide:(a) read an approved label for the pesticide, or(b) ensure that an approved label for the pesticide is explained to the person.Maximum penalty:(a) $120,000 in the case of a corporation, or(b) $60,000 in the case of an individual.(2) If a permit is in force in respect of a pesticide, a person to whom the permit applies must on each occasion, before using the pesticide:(a) read the permit, or(b) ensure that the permit is explained to the person.Maximum penalty:(a) $120,000 in the case of a corporation, or(b) $60,000 in the case of an individual.Note.An offence against subsection (2) committed by a corporation is an executive liability offence attracting executive liability for a director or other person involved in the management of the corporation—see section 112.(3) If a pesticide is mixed with any other substance, any requirement under subsection (1) or (2) in relation to that pesticide is not affected.Note.The mixing of a pesticide with another substance still means that the approved label or permit for the pesticide must be read.