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Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
Current version for 15 January 2016 to date (accessed 27 April 2017 at 22:57)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 20
20   Clean-up by public authorities
(1)  If a public authority reasonably suspects, or is advised by the Environment Protection Authority, that any pesticide pollution is occurring or has occurred, the public authority may take such clean-up action as it considers necessary.
(2)  A public authority may take action under this section whether or not a clean-up notice has been given under section 19, and (if such a notice has been given) whether or not the period specified in the notice under that section has ended.
(3)  A public authority may take clean-up action under this section by itself or by its employees, agents or contractors.