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BIOLOGICAL CONTROL ACT 1985

- As at 8 July 2016
- Act 199 of 1985

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Biological control
   5.      Relevant laws
   6.      Act to bind Crown
   7.      Act not limited to agricultural pests
   8.      New South Wales Biological Control Authority
   9.      Delegation

   PART 2 - TARGET ORGANISMS

   10.     Target organisms
   11.     Target application
   12.     Withdrawal of target application
   13.     Referral of target application to Council
   14.     Notice of rejection of target application
   15.     Notice of proposed target organisms
   16.     Consideration of submissions relating to target organisms
   17.     Inquiries relating to target organisms
   18.     Declaration of target organisms

   PART 3 - AGENT ORGANISMS

   19.     Agent organisms
   20.     Agent application
   21.     Withdrawal of agent application
   22.     Referral of agent application to Council
   23.     Notice of rejection of agent application
   24.     Notice of proposed agent organisms
   25.     Consideration of submissions relating to agent organisms
   26.     Inquiries relating to agent organisms
   27.     Declaration of agent organisms

   PART 4 - SPECIAL DECLARATIONS OF TARGET ORGANISMS AND AGENT ORGANISMS

   28.     Emergency declarations
   29.     Declarations of existing released organisms
   30.     Notice of proposed declaration under section 29
   31.     Inquiries relating to declarations under section 29
   32.     Declaration of organisms declared under a relevant law

   PART 5 - RELEASE OF AGENT ORGANISMS

   33.     Release of agent organisms
   34.     No legal proceedings to be instituted in respect of release of agent organisms in the State

   PART 6 - BIOLOGICAL CONTROL UNDER LAWS OF ANOTHER STATE OR THE COMMONWEALTH

   35.     No legal proceedings to be instituted in respect of release of agent organisms under a relevant law

   PART 7 - INQUIRIES

   36.     Commissions of inquiry
   37.     Remuneration of Commissioners
   38.     Notice of inquiries
   39.     Procedure at inquiries
   40.     Power to summon witnesses
   41.     Failure of witness to attend
   42.     Power to administer oath or affirmation
   43.     Refusal to be sworn or to answer questions
   44.     Protection of Commissioners and witnesses
   45.     False or misleading evidence
   46.     Contempt of Commission
   47.     Powers of Commission in relation to documents produced
   48.     Allowances to witnesses
   49.     Witness not to be prejudiced

   PART 8 - MISCELLANEOUS

   50.     Act not to render other controls illegal
   51.     Revocation of declarations
   52.     Declarations continue in operation
   53.     Service of documents on Authority
   54.     Appeals to Land and Environment Court
   55.     Regulations


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