Biological Control Act 1985 No 199

An Act to make provision for the biological control of pests in New South Wales, and for related purposes.

  1. It is generally acknowledged that in the interests of the Australian economy and for the general protection of the Australian environment it is necessary to implement a Scheme for biological control of pests in the states and territories of Australia.
  2. The implementation of such a Scheme requires uniform legislation throughout Australia and for that legislation to be administered on a uniform basis.
  3. The Commonwealth, the other states and the Northern Territory have enacted, or are taking action to provide for the introduction of, the necessary legislation.