Plant Diseases Amendment Act 2001


Plant Diseases Amendment Act 2001


1.           Short title                                                                         1

2.           Commencement                                                               2

3.           The Act amended                                                             2

4.           Section 23 amended                                                          2



Plant Diseases Amendment Act 2001

No. 19 of 2001

An Act to amend the Plant Diseases Act 1914.


[Assented to 1 November 2001]


The Parliament of Western Australia enacts as follows:


1.           Short title

             This Act may be cited as the Plant Diseases Amendment Act 2001.

2.           Commencement

             This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3.           The Act amended

             The amendments in this Act are to the Plant Diseases Act 1914*.

              [* Reprinted as at 25 September 1991.

                 For subsequent amendments see 2000 Index to Legislation of Western Australia, Table 1, p. 344‑5.]

4.           Section 23 amended

     (1)    Section 23(2)(a) is amended by inserting after “inspect any” —

             “ premises, ”.

     (2)    After section 23(2) the following subsection is inserted —

  (2a)    For the purposes of carrying out functions under subsection (2), an inspector may —

    (a)    enter any premises, conveyance, or vessel;

    (b)    remove part or all of a consignment, package, container or any other thing from the control of the person apparently in charge of it;

    (c)    open any container or package.