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Contents (1993 - 11)
Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
Repealed version for 4 June 2015 to 30 June 2017 (accessed 19 October 2017 at 22:00)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 12
12   Private occupiers of land must control noxious weeds on land
(1)  An occupier (other than a public authority or a local control authority) of land to which a weed control order applies must control noxious weeds on the land as required under the order.
Maximum penalty: 40 penalty units.
Note.
 If an occupier fails to comply with obligations under a weed control order, those obligations may be enforced against the owner of the land as well as the occupier by a weed control notice issued under section 18.
(2)  A local control authority may, by written notice, require the owner of land (other than a public authority or a local control authority) to which a weed control order applies to provide the following information in relation to the land:
(a)  the name and contact details of the occupier of the land or any part of the land,
(b)  a description of the land occupied by the occupier.
(3)  The notice must specify the manner in which, and may specify a reasonable time by which, the information must be provided.
(4)  A person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a requirement of a notice under this section is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.