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Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
Current version for 15 January 2016 to date (accessed 17 August 2017 at 20:03)
Part 1 Section 3
3   Objects of this Act
The objects of this Act are as follows:
(a)  to promote the protection of human health, the environment, property and trade in relation to the use of pesticides, having regard to the principles of ecologically sustainable development within the meaning of the Protection of the Environment Administration Act 1991,
(b)  to minimise risks to human health, the environment, property and trade,
(c)  to promote collaborative and integrated policies in relation to the use of pesticides,
(d)  to establish a legislative framework to regulate the use of pesticides.