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Contents (1999 - 80)
Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
Current version for 15 January 2016 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 20:41)
Part 9 Section 69
69   Nature of pesticide codes of practice
(1)  Pesticide codes of practice may be made by the Minister:
(a)  for the purposes of providing guidance on the use and management of pesticides, or
(b)  for any other purpose that is consistent with the objects of this Act.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), a pesticide code of practice may apply to any one or more of the following:
(a)  any specified pesticide or class of pesticide,
(b)  any specified industry or sector of an industry,
(c)  the use of pesticides in a particular manner (eg ground application or aerial spraying operations).
(3)  A pesticide code of practice may refer to or incorporate, with or without modification, a standard or other document prepared or published by a body specified in the code, as in force at a particular time or from time to time.
(4)  Pesticide codes of practice are in the nature of guidelines and compliance is not mandatory.