COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Listing of CITES Species
Declaration of stricter domestic measure
I, Ian Gordon Campbell, Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage, pursuant to subsection 303CB(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby declare that the list of CITES species established under subsection 303CA(1) of the EPBC Act, has effect as if all species of the order Cetacea (all whales, porpoises and dolphins) included in Appendix II of CITES are included in Appendix I of CITES.
The amendment will take effect on the date that Items 423, 434, 439 and 441 of the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006 commences.
Dated this 25th day of January 2007
Ian Gordon Campbell
Minister for the Environment and Heritage
 The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora made at Washington on 3 March 1973, as amended and in force for Australia from time-to-time.