4. Interpretation

    In this Act unless the context requires otherwise

    }ants~ means Argentine ants;

    }authorised person~ means a person appointed to be an authorised person under section 7;

    }Committee~ means The Argentine Ant Control Committee as constituted under the Argentine Ant Act 1959, immediately prior to the coming into operation of this Act;

    }Fund~ means The Argentine Ant Control Committee Fund maintained under the Argentine Ant Act 1959;

    }litter~ includes refuse, garbage and rank vegetation;

    }occupier~ has the same meaning as in the Local Government Act 1995;

    }owner~ has the same meaning as in the Local Government Act 1995;

    }treatment~ means any manner of treatment having as its object the control, prevention or destruction of ants, and includes the application by spraying, and laying of baits, of substances which destroy ants.

    [Section 4 amended by No. 14 of 1996 s. 4.]



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