TITLE

The Hazardous Substances and New Organism (HSNO) Act 1996

AUTHOR(S)
Gratton, Dave
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the 1996 Hazardous Substances and New Organism Act in New Zealand. Role of the Environmental Risk Management Authority in implementing the legislation; Factors to consider in obtaining certificates and tracking chemicals; Background on requirements for the use of diesel and petrol on farms.
ACCESSION #
16190723

 

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