Code of Practice for the Use of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals in Western Australia - Western Australia

Service summary

This code of practice provides practical guidance for the safe, responsible and effective use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals.

The Poisons Act divides different substances into poison categories, which have different levels of control of supply and use based on risk to human safety. Some categories require specific licences to sell and use them. It also provides supply, storage and packaging controls over poisons and prescription animal remedies.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

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Code of Practice for the Use of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals in Western Australia - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Food
Pest and Disease Information Service

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1964 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Agriculture and Food
Pest and Disease Information Service


Operating address:
3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth
Western Australia 6151

Phone:

1800084881
info@agric.wa.gov.au

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