Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - Listing of CITES Species - Declaration of stricter domestic measure (25/01/2007)

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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[1] 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
 
 
 
 
 
 

[1] 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.

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