Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Act 1988 – 1 July 2016
Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Regulation 1999 – 23 October 2016
A person must not dispose chemicals in a way likely to cause harm to life or property.
- Section 10
A veterinarian who uses a veterinary chemical product to treat an animal is often required to give full and appropriate instructions about the treatment to the person in charge of the animal.
- Sections 12M, 12N
A person who sells livestock may be required to give the new owner written notice of recent veterinarian treatment.
- Section 12U
Reason for Law
To control the use of chemicals. (Long title to Act)
Section 10 has no penalty or fine. This may be permissible if the Environmental Protection Act 1994 has coverage.
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