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 revoking the conditions to which the inclusion of the following item on the list on 30 November 2004 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 Tasmanian Freshwater Eel Fishery, as defined in the management regime, made under the Tasmanian Inland Fisheries Act 1995.
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 included on the list until 1 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 2 November 2009.
Dated this 29 day of October 2009
…………………[ Nigel Routh]…………………………
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts