Contents (1993 - 11)
Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
36A Temporary restrictions during noxious weed control
(1) The purpose of this section is to enable a local control authority to impose temporary restrictions:(a) to enable control measures for noxious weeds to be undertaken in accordance with this Act, or(b) to protect people and animals from risks to their health and safety arising from measures taken to control noxious weeds in accordance with this Act.(2) A local control authority may require the owner or occupier of land to remove any animals from any part of the land and to prevent animals from entering any part of the land for a specified period. This subsection applies only if the authority is acting under section 20 because a weed control notice has not been complied with.(3) A local control authority may temporarily close or obstruct public or private roads (other than any State highway, freeway, tollway or State work within the meaning of the Roads Act 1993) while measures to control noxious weeds are being taken on land adjacent to those roads.(4) A local control authority may temporarily close to navigation, or obstruct navigation in, any waters while measures to control noxious weeds are being taken in those waters.(5) A local control authority may erect notices to warn people not to enter on, or remain on, any land on which measures are being taken to control noxious weeds.(6) An inspector appointed by a local control authority may give such directions, or take such steps, as are necessary in order to enable the local authority to exercise its functions under this section.