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Native Vegetation Act 2003 No 103
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 August 2017 at 19:39)
Part 5 Division 4 Section 44
44   Evidentiary provision
In any criminal or civil proceedings, the landholder of any land on which native vegetation is cleared is taken to have carried out the clearing unless it is established that:
(a)  the clearing was carried out by another person, and
(b)  the landholder did not cause or permit the other person to carry out the clearing.
This section does not prevent proceedings being taken against the person who actually carried out the clearing.