Weed Control for Government Ministries and Crown Corporations

Res #: 7-17A
Number: 7
Year: 2017
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

WHEREAS The Weed Control Act (the Act) and regulations govern the prevention of the spread of prohibited, noxious or nuisance weeds; and

WHEREAS the Act states that any owner or occupant of land within a municipality shall comply with orders of a Weed Inspector to eradicate, contain, and/or control prohibited, noxious or nuisance weeds respecting the owner’s land or the land on which the person is an occupant;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial Government to update The Weed Control Act to include all government ministries and crown corporations to move from ‘acting within the spirit’ of the Act to being ‘bound’ by the Act.

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