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MPI order to contain or destroy fruit trees found 'unlawful'

MPI says it is "carefully considering the judgment and our next steps."

Fri, 24 Aug 2018

The High Court has deemed unlawful a series of orders by the Ministry for Primary Industries for certain orchardists and nurseries to “contain or destroy” imported apple and stonefruit plants.

A group of five growers challenged the MPI orders – issued under s116 of the Biosecurity Act –

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