Amendment - List of Specimens taken to be Suitable for Live Import (26/06/2012)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2012L01527

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Amendment - List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import—s.303EB
 
I, TONY BURKE, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, pursuant to paragraph 303EC (1) (c) and (e) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, hereby amend the list of specimens taken to be suitable for live import, established under s.303EB of the EPBC Act as follows:
Part 1 of the Live Import List:
1.    Amend the following items as follows:
 
 
Taxon
Common name

 
Change:
Cairina moschata excluding Honduras populations
Muscovy Duck

 
To:
Cairina moschata
Muscovy Duck

 
Change:
Columba livia excluding Ghana populations
Rock Dove, Domestic Pigeon

 
To:
Columba livia
Rock Dove, Domestic Pigeon

 
Part 2 of the Live Import List:
2.    Remove the following text from the preamble:
“The ‘Appendix’ column of the list states whether the specimen is included in Appendix I, II, or III of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (the Convention) in accordance with the provisions of Articles XV and XVI of the Convention.’
3.    Remove from the tabular list of species in Part 2, the column ‘Appendix’.
4.    Amend the following items as follows:
 
Taxon
Common Name
Conditions for Import

Change:
Struthio camelus
Ostrich
Excluding populations of Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Mali, Mauritiana, Morocco, the Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and the Sudan.

To:
Struthio camelus
Ostrich
 

Change:
Arctictis binturong
Binturong
Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets. Excluding India populations.

To:
Arctictis binturong
Binturong
Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Change:
Choloepus hoffmanni
Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth
Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets. Excluding Costa Rican populations

To:
Choloepus hoffmanni
Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth
Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Change:
Crotalus unicolor
Aruba Island Rattlesnake
Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.
Excluding Honduras populations.
High security facilities only.

To:
Crotalus unicolor
Aruba Island Rattlesnake
Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.
High security facilities only.

 
Dated this       26        day of         June                            2012
 
Tony Burke
TONY BURKE
Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities