COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
I, NIGEL ROUTH, Assistant Secretary, Marine Biodiversity Policy Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, 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, taken in the Tasmanian Abalone Fishery, as defined in the Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2009 in force under the Tasmanian Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995.
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 3 February 2017.
Dated this 31st day of January 2012
Delegate of the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities