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Contents (1993 - 11)
Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
Repealed version for 4 June 2015 to 30 June 2017 (accessed 20 November 2017 at 14:49)
Part 2 Section 8
8   Weed control classes
(1)  The following weed control classes may be applied to a plant by a weed control order:
(a)  Class 1, State Prohibited Weeds,
(b)  Class 2, Regionally Prohibited Weeds,
(c)  Class 3, Regionally Controlled Weeds,
(d)  Class 4, Locally Controlled Weeds,
(e)  Class 5, Restricted Plants.
(2)  The characteristics of each class are as follows:
(a)  Class 1 noxious weeds are plants that pose a potentially serious threat to primary production or the environment and are not present in the State or are present only to a limited extent.
(b)  Class 2 noxious weeds are plants that pose a potentially serious threat to primary production or the environment of a region to which the order applies and are not present in the region or are present only to a limited extent.
(c)  Class 3 noxious weeds are plants that pose a serious threat to primary production or the environment of an area to which the order applies, are not widely distributed in the area and are likely to spread in the area or to another area.
(d)  Class 4 noxious weeds are plants that pose a threat to primary production, the environment or human health, are widely distributed in an area to which the order applies and are likely to spread in the area or to another area.
(e)  Class 5 noxious weeds are plants that are likely, by their sale or the sale of their seeds or movement within the State or an area of the State, to spread in the State or outside the State.
(3)  A noxious weed that is classified as a Class 1, 2 or 5 noxious weed is referred to in this Act as a notifiable weed.