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Contents (1999 - 80)
Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
Current version for 15 January 2016 to date (accessed 22 November 2017 at 23:40)
Part 2 Division 3 Section 13
13   Use of unregistered pesticide
(1)  A person must not use an unregistered pesticide unless the person:
(a)  is authorised to do so by a permit, and
(b)  complies with the permit.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  $120,000 in the case of a corporation, or
(b)  $60,000 in the case of an individual.
 The effect of a permit is explained in the note to section 6. This offence is an “eligible law” for the purposes of Part 7 of the Agvet Code.
An offence against this section committed by a corporation is an executive liability offence attracting executive liability for a director or other person involved in the management of the corporation—see section 112.
(2)  A person does not commit an offence against subsection (1) if:
(a)  the person uses an unregistered pesticide that is a reserved chemical product, and
(b)  the pesticide is used in accordance with the conditions specified for the reserved chemical product by the Reserved Schedule.