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Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
Repealed version for 4 June 2015 to 30 June 2017 (accessed 22 August 2017 at 07:52)
(Section 4)
advisory committee means a committee referred to in section 56.
approved means approved by the Minister.
authorised officer means a person authorised as an authorised officer under section 42.
border inspector means an inspector appointed under the Stock Diseases Act 1923 and authorised in writing to act as a border inspector for the purposes of this Act.
channel land means land in an irrigation area designed and used or proposed to be used by the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation or an irrigation corporation for the purpose of water supply or drainage channels.
council means the council of a local government area.
Department means the Department of Industry and Investment.
Director-General means the Director-General of the Department.
emergency weed control notice means a notice referred to in section 18 (3) or 22 (3).
emergency weed control order means an order made under section 10.
exercise of a function includes, if the function is a duty, a reference to the performance of the duty.
function includes a power, authority or duty.
inspector means a person appointed as an inspector under section 41.
irrigation area means:
(a)  land within an area within the meaning of the Hay Irrigation Act 1902 or the Wentworth Irrigation Act 1890, or
(b)  land within the area of operations of an irrigation corporation within the meaning of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Water Management Act 2000.
land includes watercourse, river or inland water, whether tidal or non-tidal.
local area has the meaning set out in section 36.
local control authority has the meaning set out in section 35.
local government area has the same meaning as area has in the Local Government Act 1993.
notifiable weed has the meaning set out in section 8 (3).
notifiable weed material includes notifiable weeds and any seed or other part of a notifiable weed.
noxious weed is a plant declared by an order under section 7 to be a noxious weed.
noxious weed material means noxious weeds or any seed or other part of a noxious weed.
occupier of land means:
(a)  the person for the time being entitled to possession of the land and includes, if the person so entitled does not reside on the land, the resident manager or other person in charge of the land, or
(b)  in the case of Crown lands or lands of the Crown to which no person is entitled to possession, the person having the care, control and management of the lands, or
(c)  the trustees of the land, if it is reserved or dedicated for any public purpose, or
(d)  if the land consists of a road, street, stock route or reserve under the control of Local Land Services, Local Land Services, or
(e)  any other person designated by the regulations as an occupier of land for the purposes of this definition.
premises includes any land, structure, building, aircraft, vehicle, vessel and place (whether built on or not), and any part of it.
public authority means:
(a)  a public or local authority constituted by or under an Act (other than a local control authority), or
(b)  a government department or administrative office, or
(c)  a statutory body representing the Crown, or
(c1)  the Forestry Corporation, or
(c2)  an authorised network operator under the Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015 except for the purposes of sections 65 and 70 (2) of this Act, or
(d)  the trustees of land reserved or dedicated for any public purpose, or
(e)  a member of staff or other person who exercises functions on behalf of a public authority.
public channel land means channel land that is owned by the Crown or a public authority (other than land occupied by a person other than a public authority).
public reserve has the same meaning as it has in the Local Government Act 1993.
sell includes:
(a)  barter, offer or attempt to sell, receive for sale, have in possession for sale, expose for sale, send, forward or deliver for sale or cause or permit to be sold or offered for sale, or
(b)  sell for resale.
weed control notice means a notice given under section 18 (1) or 22 (1) or an emergency weed control notice.
weed control order means an order made under section 7 or an emergency weed control order.
Western Division means the Western Division established under the Crown Lands Act 1989.