Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
10 Emergency weed control orders
(1) The Minister may make an emergency weed control order for a specified plant if of the opinion that the threat posed by the plant requires the order to be made.(2) An emergency weed control order is to have a term not exceeding 12 months.(2A) An emergency weed control order is to be published in the Gazette. However, if the Minister considers the order is required urgently, the order may be published:(a) in a newspaper circulating, or by radio or television broadcast, in the area in which the land subject to the order is located, or, if appropriate, in a newspaper circulating throughout the whole State, or(b) on the Department’s internet website.(2B) If an order is published in accordance with subsection (2A) other than in the Gazette, the Minister is to publish the order as soon as practicable in the Gazette.(2C) The order commences on the day it is first published in accordance with this section, or on such later day as may be specified in the order.(3) Section 9 does not apply to an emergency weed control order.(4) This Act applies to an emergency weed control order in the same way as it applies to a weed control order, except as provided by this Act.