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 and Biosecurity 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 November 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 Torres Strait Trochus 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, and
· the specimens are covered by the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act in relation to the fishery.
Dated this 5th day of October 2012
Delegate of the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities