Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens - Queensland Rocky Reef Fin Fish Fishery (16/04/2012)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2012L00915

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
 
Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
 
I, Nathan Hanna, Acting 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 revoking the conditions to which the inclusion of the following item in the list on 30 June 2005 is subject:
·      Specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the Act, taken in the Queensland Rocky Reef Fin Fish Fishery
and imposing the following conditions to which inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject:
 
·      the specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully
·      the specimens are included in the list until 26 April 2013
·      operation of the Queensland Rocky Reef Fin Fish Fishery will be carried out in accordance with the management regime for the fishery in force under the Queensland Fisheries Act 1994 and the Queensland Fisheries Regulation 2008
·      Fisheries Queensland to inform the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities of any intended amendments to the management arrangements that may affect the assessment of the fishery against the criteria on which Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 decisions are based, and
·      Fisheries Queensland to provide bi-annual updates to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities on the status and management of the Queensland Rocky Reef Fin Fish Fishery in relation to the long term recovery of snapper to ecologically viable stock levels.
 
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 26 April 2012.
 
Dated this 16th day of April 2012
 
 
 
 
……………………Nathan Hanna……………………
Delegate of the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities