This review paper provides information drawn from the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Act and Regulation that will be of particular interest to those involved in the management of vegetation or preservation of wood on public or private land used for a railway right of way, yard or associated signal or communication facility (referred to as ?pesticide use on land used for a railway? in the remainder of this document). The IPM Act was brought into force on December 31, 2004, replacing the Pesticide Control Act. The legislation sets out requirements for the use and sale of pesticides in British Columbia. This document presents a lay summary of the requirements set forth in the IPM Act and Regulation for the use of a pesticide on land used for a railway (including reference to management of noxious weeds and invasive plants). Additional information ? including a summary overview of the Act and Regulation, other industry sector reviews of the Act and Regulation and links to application forms and the legislation ?
BC Ministry of Environment. 2005. Integrated Pest Management Act and Regulation Railway Pest Management Sector Review Paper. BC Ministry of Environment
Keywords: IPM, integrated pest management act and regulation, railway pest
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