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The Noxious Weeds Act

C.C.S.M. c. N110

The Noxious Weeds Act

1 Definitions
2 (1) Ministerial designation of tier 1 noxious weeds
(2) Designation of noxious weeds by the LG in C
(3) Regulations may be general or particular
3 (1) Responsibility to destroy or control noxious weeds
(2) Deemed occupancy — construction work
(3) Responsibility for departmental roads
(4) Responsibility for other roads
(5) Land adjacent to water
4 Repealed
5 (1) Duty respecting farm machines
(2) Inspection of farm machines
6 Duty respecting elevators and mills
7 Duty respecting public places
8 (1) Powers of inspector by notice
(2) Repealed
9 (1) Notice to owner forbidding rental
(2) to (4) Repealed
(5) Change of ownership of no effect
(6) Liability of owner
10 (1) Power to declare land a weed infested area
(2) Agreement with owner for destruction
(3) Power of municipality to enter on land and destroy weeds
(4) Term of agreement
(5) Application of proceeds of crops
(6) Surplus
11 (1) Municipal noxious weeds inspectors
(2) Duration of appointment
(3) Notice of appointment of inspector
(4) Inspector's territory
12 Remuneration for inspector
13 (1) Sub-inspectors
(2) Remuneration for sub-inspector
14 (1) Municipality neglecting or refusing to appoint
(1.1) Employment and remuneration of minister's appointee
(2) Inspector appointed by minister
(3) Neglect or refusal of inspector to act
(4) Action by minister if Act not effectively enforced
(5) Minister may require additional inspectors
(6) Destruction of noxious weeds by minister
14.1 Municipality must comply with minister's requirements
15 Action on default of municipality
16 Inspectors for unorganized territory
17 (1) Inspector to examine territory for compliance with Act
(2) Notice to comply
18 Service on agent
19 (1) Neglect or refusal to comply with notice
(2) Destruction of weeds by inspector
(3) Destruction of ripening seeds
(4) Destruction of weeds on vacant land
20 (1) Subdivided but not fully developed land
(2) Contents of notice
(3) Inspector may act without further notice
21 (1) Cutting down crops under three acres
(2) Cutting down crops over three acres
22 Right of entry and inspection
23 Liability for work done
24 (1) Reports by inspectors to minister
(2) Additional report
(3) Special reports
25 Repealed
26 (1) Statement of inspector's expenses
(2) Expenses not included
27 (1) Municipal council to review expenditures
(2) Expenses collected as taxes
(3) Limitation on amount collected
28 (1) Special levy in certain cases
(2) Notice of levy
(3) Charge added to tax roll
(4) Collection of taxes
(5) Saving clause
(6) Recommendation by inspector
(7) Cancellation of levies
29 Expenditure of municipality
30 Recovery by municipality
31 (1) Weed Control Board
(2) Members
(3) Grants and expenditures
(4) Part of local government district
(5) Delegation of authority to board
(6) Appointment of weed supervisors
(7) Appointment of secretary-treasurer
32 Section not to apply
33 Obstruction of inspector an offence
34 Contravention of Act an offence
35 Failure to obey notice an offence
36 (1) Penalty
(2) Liability of officers
36.1 How a notice is to be given
37 Saving clause re notices
38 (1) Lien for money expended
(2) Priority of lien
39 (1) Appointment of Weed Control Advisory Board
(2) Payment of expenses
40 (1) Regulations
(2) Regulations may be general or particular
41 Expenditures out of Consolidated Fund
42 Crown bound
SCHEDULE OF NOXIOUS WEEDS