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 the Environment, Heritage and the Arts 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 Northern Territory Finfish Trawl Fishery, as defined in the management regime in force under the Northern Territory Fisheries Act 1988 and the Northern Territory Fisheries Regulations 1993.
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 on the list until 31 May 2014.
For the purposes of section 12(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, the specified day for the purposes of the commencement of this instrument is 29 May 2009.
Dated this 26 day of May 2009
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts