Object or Purpose of this legislative Instrument:
The object of this legislative instrument is to control the distribution of agricultural chemicals from aircraft and of herbicides from ground equipment.
The Act provides for:
a) the issue of the following licences
pilot chemical rating licences
aerial distribution contractor licences
commercial operators licences
ground distribution contractor licences.
and sets out the criteria and conditions which regulate licensing of operators and distribution contractors; and
b) the distribution of chemicals which are further specified in the Regulation.
The Regulation also prescribes licence fees and declared Hazardous Areas where certain chemicals may not be used, or use is restricted by permit only.