(1) This Act (other than Part 1 of Chapter 8 (biosecurity emergencies)) applies in relation to a pest only if:
(a) the pest is capable of:
(i) infesting humans, animals or plants; or
(ii) acting as a vector for a disease; or
(iii) causing disease in any other way; or
(b) the pest is an invasive pest.
Note: For the application of this Act in relation to invasive pests, see section 26.
(2) Part 1 of Chapter 8 applies only in relation to a pest that is referred to in paragraph (1)(a).