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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Regulations Relating to the Control over Fluoroacetic Acid (Mono), its Salts and Derivatives

Definitions

 

 

1) In these regulations any expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act shall have such meaning and, unless the context otherwise indicates--

 

"poison collar" means a collar with one or more sealed compartments containing fluoroacetic acid (mono), its salts and derivatives in a coloured water solution of not more than one per cent of the substance concerned for the control of problem animals;

 

"problem animal" means a predator which causes stock losses;

 

"problem animal controller" means a person who complies with the requirements set by a provincial conservation institution or authority for the hunting or combating of problem animals;

 

"the Act" means the Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973);

 

"written approval" means approval issued by the Director-General to a holder of a licence, a laboratory, a teaching institution, an industry, a government institution, a provincial authority or a provincial institution to keep, apply or use fluoroacetic acid (mono), its salts and derivatives which is not sealed in a poison collar;

 

"written authorisation" means authorisation issued by the director of a provincial conservation institution or authority to a problem animal controller who satisfies the conditions set by that provincial conservation institution or authority.