Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens - Ross Sea Exploratory Toothfish Fishery (03/12/2014)

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
I, Paul Murphy, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, pursuant to subsection 303DC(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the EPBC Act by including in the list the following:
·         specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than:
-        specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act, and
-        specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Australia’s CITES list)
taken by Australian flagged vessels authorised under permits issued under the Commonwealth Fisheries Management Act 1991 to operate in the ‘Exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Subareas 88.1 and 88.2’ of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) Convention Area (Ross Sea exploratory toothfish fishery)
with a notation that inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:
·         the specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully, and
·         the specimens are included in the list until 31 October 2019.
Dated this 3rd day of December 2014
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment