Litter Act 1979

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Reprint as at 1 July 2013

Litter Act 1979

Public Act1979 No 41
Date of assent2 November 1979
Commencement2 November 1979


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

An Act to make better provision for the abatement and control of litter