21/Dec/2001 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    23A. Minister may give directions for urgent measures to control disease

    (1) Where, in the opinion of the Minister, a procedure must be carried out immediately to

    (a) prevent the introduction into the State or into any part of the State of a disease affecting plants;

    (b) eradicate and control disease; or

    (c) prevent the spread of disease,

    the Minister may, in writing, direct an inspector, with or without assistants, to enter any property in order to carry out that procedure forthwith.

    (2) A direction referred to in subsection (1) must specify

    (a) the proposed procedure;

    (b) where there is a procedure prescribed in the regulations, the manner in which the proposed procedure is different from or varies the prescribed procedure; and

    (c) the period, being not more than 8 weeks, during which the direction remains in force.

    (3) In subsection (2) }proposed procedure~ means a procedure approved by the Director General.

    [Section 23A inserted by No. 40 of 1993 s. 15.]

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