8. The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks shall devise and propose to the Government programs fostering a decrease in and the rationalization of the use of pesticides; he shall direct and coordinate the implementation thereof.
The objects of the programs shall be
(1) to promote the analysis, assessment and control of the effects of the use of pesticides on humans and other living species as well as on the environment and on property;
(2) to contribute to the development of alternatives to the use of pesticides, such as biological or integrated pest control, and to promote the use of such alternatives.
1987, c. 29, s. 8; 1994, c. 17, s. 75; 1999, c. 36, s. 158; 2006, c. 3, s. 35.