Constitutional impediments to the cooperative framework for pesticide regulation in Western Australia
Environmental and Planning Law Journal
School of Business and Law
This article considers the framework for pesticide regulation in Western Australia, which form part of a national cooperative scheme. There are significant constitutional impediments to cooperative schemes in Australia. This article analyses those impediments and concludes that they are insurmountable for the model of co-operation that has been selected to regulate pesticides in Australia. Urgent legislative action is necessary to remedy the situation.