Contents (1993 - 11)
Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
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.