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POISONS REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 79) - REG 83

Restrictions on purchase, &c., of certain pesticidal substances

(1)  A person must not –
(a) buy or obtain or use –
(i) fluoroacetic acid and substances structurally derived from fluoroacetic acid; or
(ii) thallium; or
(iii) thallium salts; or
(b) sell or supply any substance referred to in paragraph (a) to any person –
unless the person buying, obtaining, using or being supplied with the substance has the authority in writing of a competent officer to buy, obtain, use or be supplied with that substance.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units.
(2)  Every person who has a written authority referred to in subregulation (1) must comply with such conditions as are specified in the authority.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units.
(3)  A competent officer may, in his or her absolute discretion, suspend or cancel any authority given under subregulation (1) .
(4)  In this regulation –
competent officer means –
(a) the Registrar of Chemical Products; or
(b) the Secretary of the Department of Primary Industries; or
(c) an employee in the Department of Primary Industries authorised, in writing, by the Secretary of that Department to perform the functions of a competent officer under this regulation;
Department of Primary Industries means the department that is responsible, in relation to the Vermin Control Act 2000 (or such other Act as from time to time has effect in substitution for that Act), to the Minister to whom the administration of that Act is assigned.



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