Agriculture and Related Resources Protection (Property Quarantine) Regulations 1981



    3. Quarantine notice

    (1) An inspector or authorised person may serve upon both the owner and the occupier of land in or upon which, or a part of which, declared plants or declared animals are, or are suspected to be, present a notice in writing specifying

    (a) the land, or part of the land, to which the notice applies;

    (b) the declared plants or declared animals that are, or are suspected to be, present; and

    (c) the time from which the notice applies.

    (2) A notice under subregulation (1) may require that any

    (a) animal;

    (b) animal hide, skin, coat or fibre;

    (c) animal excrement;

    (d) soil;

    (e) hay, chaff, fodder or grain made or produced from any crop grown on the land;

    (ea) plant or product of any plant

    (i) whether living or dead; and

    (ii) whether or not grown on the land,

    including any flower, fruit, seed or timber; or

    (f) vehicle or machine that has been used for agricultural, excavation, or earthmoving purposes on the land,

    that is specified in the notice, or is of a class specified in the notice, shall not be moved from the land in respect of which the notice applies except in accordance with the notice, or pursuant to an approval given under regulation 7 or a general exemption having effect under regulation 9.

    (3) An inspector or authorised person may, by notice in writing given to the owner and the occupier of land to which a property quarantine notice applies, revoke the notice if the inspector or authorised officer considers that it is appropriate to do so.

    (3a) If an inspector or authorised person revokes a property quarantine notice under subregulation (3) the land to which the notice applied ceases to be quarantined land.

    (4) Subject to subregulation (3), a property quarantine notice shall have effect according to its tenor, and every person who has been served with a property quarantine notice shall do all such things as are necessary to ensure compliance with the notice.

    Penalty: $500.

    [Regulation 3 amended in Gazette 11 Jul 2003 p. 2740; 8 Feb 2005 p. 647.]



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