COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
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, Heritage and Water, 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 taken by Australian Kelp Products Pty Ltd between April and July 2013 inclusive, under licences issued by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia for the South Australian Beach-cast Seagrass and Marine Algae Fishery as defined in the Fisheries Management (Miscellaneous Fishery) Regulations 2000 in force under the Fisheries Management Act 2007 (South Australia)
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 14 October 2013.
For the purposes of subsection 12(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, the specified day for the purposes of the commencement of this instrument is 13 September 2013.
Dated this 6th day of September 2013
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water