Plants Act 1970

  • repealed
  • Plants Act 1970: repealed (with sections 5, 7, 10(a), 15 and 16 continued in force in so far as they relate to the new organisms or the export of plant products), on 1 October 1993, by section 167(1) of the Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95).

Reprint as at 29 July 1998

Plants Act 1970

Public Act
 
1970 No 151
Date of assent
 
3 December 1970
 

Plants Act 1970: repealed (with sections 5, 7, 10(a), 15 and 16 continued in force in so far as they relate to the new organisms or the export of plant products), on 1 October 1993, by section 167(1) of the Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Contents

Title
1Short Title [Repealed]
2Interpretation [Repealed]
3Act to bind Crown [Repealed]
4Quarantine stations [Repealed]
5Minister may appoint ports [Repealed]
6Emergency restrictions on importation [Repealed]
7Importation for purpose of scientific research [Repealed]
8Plant material, etc., illegally introduced may be seized [Repealed]
9Duty of Post Office officers and Customs officers [Repealed]
10Regulations [Repealed]
11Control or eradication of disease [Repealed]
12Proclamation of plant disease emergency [Repealed]
13Emergency powers for eradication of serious disease [Repealed]
14Regulations [Repealed]
15Diseases and pests in crops for export
16Regulations
17Appointment of inspectors [Repealed]
18Powers of inspectors [Repealed]
19Rights of entry [Repealed]
20Inspector may employ assistants [Repealed]
21Liability for causing inspector to incur expense [Repealed]
22Obstructing or hindering inspector an offence [Repealed]
23Protection of inspectors [Repealed]
24Giving notice under this Act [Repealed]
25Dispatch of plants to New Zealand [Repealed]
26Existence of disease [Repealed]
27Erroneous and knowingly false declarations [Repealed]
28Offences [Repealed]
29Fines [Repealed]
30Money to be paid into Public Account [Repealed]
31Regulations [Repealed]
32Consequential amendments [Repealed]
33Other legislation not affected [Repealed]
34Repeals [Repealed]
[Repealed]
Reprint notes

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to plants and plant diseases