Ministry of Environment

Proposed changes to the Integrated Pest Management Regulation

The Ministry of Environment intends to amend the Integrated Pest Management Regulation (IPMR) to ensure that most pesticides used in landscaped areas are applied by trained people. Amendments to the regulation will also change the way Domestic class pesticides are sold and update the schedule of excluded pesticides.

Public Consultation Process

The ministry has developed a Policy Intentions Paper for Consultation. The purpose of this intentions paper is to describe the ministry’s proposed policy direction and invite comments from the public and stakeholders.

You are invited to submit comments on the proposed changes described in the intentions paper below. Comments regarding the proposed changes will be carefully considered in revising the IPMR.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS NOW PASSED.