Contents (1999 - 80)
Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
(1) The Governor may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, for or with respect to any matter that by this Act is required or permitted to be prescribed or that is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.(2) Without affecting the generality of subsection (1), the regulations may make provision for or with respect to the following:(a) any matter connected with licences and restricted pesticide authorisations and applications for licences and restricted pesticide authorisations, including (without limitation) the following:(i) qualifications for licences and authorisations,(ii) tests for applicants for licences and authorisations,(iii) duration of licences and authorisations,(iv) conditions of licences and authorisations,(v) record keeping and the provision of returns and other information by the holders (or former holders) of licences and authorisations,(vi) grounds for the refusal, suspension or revocation of licences or authorisations,(vii) the renewal of licences,(viii) the surrender of licences and authorisations,(b)–(d) (Repealed)(e) the making and keeping of records in relation to the use of pesticides,(f) training and qualification requirements for persons engaged in the use of pesticides,(g) the approval by the Environment Protection Authority of training courses and qualifications in relation to the use of pesticides,(g1) the analysis, reporting and monitoring of pesticide residues by growers and suppliers of produce,(h) fees payable under this Act or the regulations (including application fees, licence and restricted pesticide authorisation fees, and fees for the provision of information),(i) the waiving, remittal, reduction or refund of fees payable under this Act or the regulations,(j) standards for the application of pesticides,(k) standards in relation to the design and construction of aerial spraying equipment and in relation to the attachment of such equipment to, and the installation of such equipment in, aircraft,(l) the recognition in this State of licences or other authorities issued by any other State or Territory that correspond or are similar to licences under this Act,(m) the circumstances in which any such recognised licence or other authority is taken to be a licence granted under this Act,(n) requiring notification to be given of the proposed use of pesticides,(o) requiring records to be kept, and information to be provided, in relation to the supply, distribution, use and disposal of pesticides,(p) requiring any application or other information provided under this Act or the regulations to be verified by statutory declaration.(3) The regulations may create an offence punishable by a penalty not exceeding 400 penalty units in the case of a corporation or 200 penalty units in the case of an individual.(4) The regulations may apply, adopt or incorporate any publication as in force at a particular time or from time to time.