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Contents (1999 - 80)
Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
Current version for 15 January 2016 to date (accessed 19 October 2017 at 22:12)
Part 1 Section 5A
5A   Definition of “prescribed pesticide work”
(1)  In this Act, prescribed pesticide work means the carrying out of any of the following kinds of activities in such circumstances, or by such means, if any, as may be prescribed by the regulations:
(a)  the supply or use of pesticides for a fee or reward,
(b)  the piloting or use of aircraft in connection with the supply or use of pesticides (whether or not for a fee or reward),
(c)  the carrying on of a business involving any of the activities referred to in paragraph (a) or (b), including the employment or engagement of persons to carry out the activities for the business,
(d)  the carrying out by a public authority of any of the activities referred to in paragraph (a) or (b), including:
(i)  the supply or use of pesticides without a fee or reward, and
(ii)  the employment or engagement of persons to carry out the activities for the public authority.
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the regulations may prescribe circumstances or means in relation to an activity referred to in that subsection by reference to all circumstances or means relating to the activity or by reference to specified classes of circumstances or means relating to the activity.
(3)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the training and supervision of trainees in connection with the carrying out of prescribed pesticide work.
(4)  In this section:
business includes carrying out an activity as a self-employed person, but not as an employee.
fee or reward includes remuneration paid to a person as an employee.