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Act No. 149 of 1982 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 21 of 1992
Registered 08 Dec 2009
Start Date 08 May 1992
End Date 01 Nov 1995
Date of repeal 11 Jan 2002
Repealed by Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Wildlife Protection) Act 2001

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982
- Reprinted as at 30 April 1993 (HISTACT2 CHAP 598 #DATE 30:04:1993)

*1* The Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1982 as shown in this reprint comprises Act No. 149, 1982 amended as indicated in the Tables below.
The Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1982 was amended by Declarations. (see Note 2)
Table of Acts
Act Date Date of Application
Number and of assent commencement saving or
year transitional
provisions
Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1982
149, 1982 31 Dec 1982 1 May 1984 (see
Gazette 1984, No.
S137)
Torres Strait Treaty (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1984
22, 1984 26 Apr 1984 15 Feb 1985 (see -
s. 2 and Gazette
1985, No. S38)
Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports)
Amendment Act 1986
120, 1986 2 Dec 1986 30 Apr 1987 (see Ss. 27 (2)
Gazette 1987, No. and 30 (2)
S68)
as
amended
by
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1987
141, 1987 18 Dec 1987 S. 3: 30 Apr 1987 S. 5 (1)
(see Gazette
1987, No. S68) (a)
Statutory Instruments (Tabling and Disallowance) Legislation
Amendment Act 1988
99, 1988 2 Dec 1988 2 Dec 1988 -
Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports)
Amendment Act 1991
133, 1991 2 Sept 1991 2 Sept 1991 -
Arts, Sport, Environment and Territories Legislation
Amendment Act 1992
21, 1992 10 Apr 1992 8 May 1992< -
(a) The Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Act 1986 was amended by section 3 only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1987, subsection 2 (33) of which provides as follows:
"(33) The amendment of the Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Act 1986 made by this Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on the commencement of the first-mentioned Act."
Table of Amendments
ad=added or inserted am=amended rep=repealed rs=repealed and substituted
Provision affected How affected
S. 4 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 8 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 8A ad. No. 22, 1984
S. 9 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 99, 1988
Ss. 9A, 9B ad. No. 133, 1991
S. 10 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 10A ad. No. 133, 1991
Ss. 11-13 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 16 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 16A ad. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 18-20 am. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 21, 22 am. No. 133, 1991
Ss. 23-26 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 27 rs. No. 120, 1986
S. 28 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 29 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 30 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 31 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
Ss. 32-36 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 37 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 38 am. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 40-42 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 42A ad. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 42B ad. No. 120, 1986
S. 43 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 43A ad. No. 120, 1986
S. 44 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 45 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 46 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 49 am. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 52-55 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 56 am. No. 120, 1986 (as am. by No. 141, 1987)
S. 56A ad. No. 120, 1986
S. 57 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 61 am. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 62, 63 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
Ss. 64-69 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 69A ad. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 70, 71 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 71A ad. No. 120, 1986
Ss. 72, 73 am. No. 120, 1986
S. 75 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 21, 1992
S. 75A ad. No. 120, 1986
S. 76 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991
S. 76A ad. No. 120, 1986
S. 80 am. No. 120, 1986; No. 133, 1991

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - TABLE OF
PROVISIONS

TABLE

TABLE OF PROVISIONS
Section
PART I - PRELIMINARY
1. Short title
2. Commencement
3. Object of Act
4. Interpretation
5. Saving of other laws
6. Application of Act
7. Act to bind Crown
8. Act not to apply to certain specimens
8A. Act not to apply to certain specimens used by
traditional inhabitants
9. Variation of Schedules
9A. Register of persons concerned about management programs
9B. Views of concerned persons to be considered before
making declarations
10. Approved management programs
10A. Controlled specimens
11. Approved institutions
12. Approved zoological organizations
13. Inter zoological gardens transfer
14. Breeding in captivity
15. Artificial propagation
16. Export of household pets - native Australian animals
16A. Export of household pets - other animals
17. Designated Authority
18. Constitution of Designated Authority
19. Remuneration and allowances of Designated Authority
20. Acting Designated Authority
PART II - REGULATION OF EXPORT AND IMPORT OF SPECIMENS
Division 1 - Prohibition of certain exports and imports
21. Certain exports prohibited
22. Certain imports prohibited
Division 2 - Permits to export or to import specimens
23. Application for permit
24. Grant of permit
Division 3 - Requirements for permits to export
specimens
25. Permits to export not to be granted if detrimental to
survival of kind of animals or plants
26. Permits to export not to be granted in respect of
specimens unlawfully obtained etc.
27. Requirements for permits to export live animals and live
plants
28. Requirements for permits to export - Schedule 1
29. Requirements for permits to export - Schedule 2
30. Requirements for permits to export - Schedule 3
31. Requirements for permits to export - native Australian
animals and plants
32. Permits to re-export
Division 4 - Requirements for permits to import
specimens
33. Permits to import not to be granted if detrimental to
survival of kind of animals or plants
34. Requirements for permits to import live animals and live
plants
35. Requirements for permits to import certain live animals
and live plants
36. Requirements for permits to import - Schedule 1
37. Requirements for permits to import - Schedule 2
38. Requirements for permits to import - Schedule 3
Division 5 - Authorities to export or to import
specimens
39. Application for authority
40. Register of scientific organizations
41. Authority to export or import scientific specimens
42. Authority to export or import artificially propagated
plants
42A. Authority to export certain specimens
42B. Authority to import certain specimens
43. Authority to export or import for the purposes of
travelling circuses etc.
43A. Authority for Designated Authority to export or import
specimens
44. Authority to export or import in exceptional
circumstances
Division 6 - Permits and Authorities
45. Permit or authority to be produced
46. Revocation etc. of permits and authorities
47. Conditions in respect of permits and authorities
48. Compliance with conditions of permit or authority
49. Applications to Minister to vary operation of permits or
authorities
50. Conditions relating to imported animals
51. Conditions relating to imported plants
Division 7 - Miscellaneous
52. Matters published in Gazette
53. Possession of illegally imported specimens
54. Specimens in personal effects of visitors to Australia
55. Specimens in personal effects of intending residents of
Australia
56. Specimens in personal effects of residents of Australia
56A. Release of surrendered specimens
57. Uncertainty regarding specimen
PART III - ADMINISTRATION
58. Appointment of inspectors
59. Inspectors ex officio
60. Arrangements for State and Territory officers to be
inspectors
61. Identity cards
62. Boarding of vessels etc. by inspectors
63. Access to premises
64. Functions of inspectors
65. Powers of arrest of inspectors
66. Persons to assist inspectors
67. Power to search baggage etc.
68. Obstruction of inspectors
69. Seizure and forfeiture of specimens
69A. Separation of certain articles
70. Disposal of certain live animals and plants seized
71. Seizure and forfeiture of goods involved in offences
71A. Rescuing goods
72. False statements
73. Indictable offences
74. Evidence
75. Evidence of examiner
75A. Protection of witness
76. Delegation by Minister
76A. Delegation by Designated Authority
77. Arrangements by Minister
78. Co-operation with States and Territories
79. Fees
80. Review on decisions
81. Regulations
82. Customs (Endangered Species) Regulations
SCHEDULE 1
Specimens the export or import of which, otherwise than in
accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited,
and in relation to which sections 28 and 36 apply
SCHEDULE 2
Specimens the export or import of which, otherwise than in
accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited,
and in relation to which sections 29 and 37 apply
SCHEDULE 3
Specimens the export or import of which, otherwise than in
accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited,
and in relation to which sections 30 and 38 apply
SCHEDULE 4
Specimens that are, or are derived from, native Australian
animals or native Australian plants and the export of
which is not prohibited by paragraph 21 (b)
SCHEDULE 5
Live animals and live plants the import of which is not
prohibited by paragraph 22 (b) and in relation to
which section 9 does not apply
SCHEDULE 6
Live animals and live plants the import of which is not
prohibited by paragraph 22 (b) and in relation to
which section 9 applies
SCHEDULE 7
Species of native Australian animals eligible to be treated
as household pets
SCHEDULE 8
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
of Wild Fauna and Flora

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - LONG TITLE

SECT

An Act to further the protection and conservation of wildlife
by regulating the export and import of certain animals,
plants and goods, and for related purposes

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - PART I
PART I - PRELIMINARY

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 1
Short title

SECT

1. This Act may be cited as the Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1982.*1* SEE NOTES TO FIRST ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER .

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 2
Commencement

SECT

2. This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.*1* SEE NOTES TO FIRST ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER .

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 3
Object of Act

SECT

3. The object of this Act is to comply with the obligations of Australia under the Convention and otherwise to further the protection and conservation of the wild fauna and flora of Australia and of other countries by:
(a) regulating the export of specimens that are, or are derived from, native Australian animals or native Australian plants;
(b) regulating the export and import of specimens that are, or are derived from, animals, or plants, of a kind that are threatened with extinction;
(c) regulating the export and import of specimens that are, or are derived from, animals, or plants, of a kind that might become threatened with extinction if international trade in such specimens were not regulated;
(d) regulating the export and import of specimens that are, or are derived from, animals, or plants, of a kind that require, or might require, special protection by way of the regulation of international trade in such specimens;
(e) regulating the import of animals and plants of a kind the establishment of which in Australia or an external Territory could have an adverse effect (otherwise than by reason of a disease) on, or on the habitats of, native Australian animals or native Australian plants;
(f) regulating the export of specimens that are difficult to distinguish from specimens referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d); and
(g) regulating the import of specimens that are difficult to distinguish from specimens referred to in paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e).

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 4
Interpretation

SECT

4. (1) In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:
"animal" means any member, alive or dead, of the animal kingdom (other than man);
"animal reproductive material" means:
(a) an embryo, an egg or sperm of an animal; or
(b) any other part, or product, of an animal from which another animal could be produced;
"animal specimen" means:
(a) an animal;
(b) animal reproductive material;
(c) the skin, feathers, horns, shell or any other part of an animal; or
(d) any article wholly produced by or from, or otherwise wholly derived from, a single animal;
"approved institution" means an organization declared by a declaration in force under section 11 to be an approved institution in relation to a class, or classes, of specimens;
"approved management program" means a management program declared by a declaration in force under section 10 to be an approved management program;
"approved zoological organization" means a zoological organization declared by a declaration in force under section 12 to be an approved zoological organization in relation to a class, or classes, of specimens;
"article" includes a substance or a mixture of substances;
"artificially propagated", in relation to a plant or plant reproductive material, has the meaning given by section 15;
"authority" means an authority to export or to import a specimen given under section 41, 42, 43 or 44;
"bred in captivity", in relation to an animal or animal reproductive material, has the meaning given by section 14;
"care", in relation to an animal or a plant, includes, where appropriate, the provision of suitable housing for the animal or plant;
"coastal sea":
(a) in relation to Australia, means:
(i) the territorial sea of Australia; and
(ii) the sea on the landward side of the territorial sea of
Australia; and
(b) in relation to an external Territory, means:
(i) the Territorial sea of that Territory; and
(ii) the sea on the landward side of the territorial sea of
that Territory;
"continental shelf", in relation to Australia or to an external Territory, has the same meaning as it has for the purposes of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973;
"controlled specimen" means a specimen that is a controlled specimen because of a declaration in force under section 10A;
"Convention" means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora done at Washington in the United States of America on 3 March 1973 (a copy of the version of which in the English language, apart from the Appendices to it, is set out in Schedule 8);
"Designated Authority" means the Designated Authority established by section 17;
"Director" means the Director of National Parks and Wildlife appointed under the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975;
"disease" means:
(a) a disease, parasite or pest that, for the purposes of the Quarantine Act 1908, is a disease in relation to animals; or
(b) a disease, pest or plant that, for the purposes of that Act, is a disease in relation to plants;
"export" means export from Australia or from an external Territory, but does not include:
(a) export from Australia to a prescribed Territory;
(b) export from a prescribed Territory to Australia; and
(c) export from a prescribed Territory to the other prescribed Territory;
"fish" means any animal that is a member of the class Pisces or of the class Agnatha, and includes a shark, a skate and a ray;
"holder" means:
(a) in relation to a permit - the person who has been granted that permit; or
(b) in relation to an authority - the person who has been given that authority;
"import" means import (including import by way of introduction from the sea) into Australia or into an external Territory, but does not include:
(a) import into Australia from a prescribed Territory;
(b) import into a prescribed Territory from Australia; and
(c) import into a prescribed Territory from the other prescribed Territory;
"inspector" means:
(a) a person appointed as an inspector under section 58;
(b) a person who is an inspector by virtue of section 59; or
(c) a person who is an inspector by virtue of an arrangement entered into under subsection 60 (1), (2) or (3);
"inter zoological gardens transfer" has the meaning given by section 13;
"live animal" includes animal reproductive material;
"live plant" includes plant reproductive material;
"management program" means a program for the protection, conservation or management of animals or of plants, or of both;
"marine environment" means the sea, and includes:
(a) the air space above the sea; and
(b) the sea-bed and subsoil beneath the sea;
"native Australian animal" means:
(a) an animal of a species that is indigenous to Australia or to an external Territory;
(b) an animal of a species that is indigenous to the coastal sea of Australia or of an external Territory or to the sea-bed or subsoil beneath that sea;
(c) an animal of a species that is indigenous to the continental shelf of Australia or of an external Territory or to the superjacent waters;
(d) a migratory animal of a species that periodically or occasionally visits Australia or an external Territory, the coastal sea of Australia or of an external Territory, or the sea over the continental shelf of Australia or of an external Territory; or
(e) an animal of a species that is not indigenous to Australia but was present in Australia before the year 1788;
"native Australian plant" means:
(a) a plant of a species that is indigenous to Australia or to an external Territory;
(b) a plant of a species that is indigenous to the coastal sea of Australia or of an external Territory or to the sea-bed or subsoil beneath that sea;
(c) a plant of a species that is indigenous to the continental shelf of Australia or of an external Territory or to the superjacent waters; or
(d) a plant of a species that is not indigenous to Australia but was present in Australia before the year 1788;
"offence against this Act" includes:
(a) an offence against section 6, 7 or 7A of the Crimes Act 1914 in relation to this Act; and
(b) an offence against subsection 86 (1) of the Crimes Act 1914 by virtue of paragraph (a) of that subsection, being an offence in relation to an offence against this Act;
"officer of Customs" has the same meaning as it has in the Customs Act 1901;
"permit" means a permit to export or to import a specimen granted under section 24;
"plant" means a member, alive or dead, of the plant kingdom;
"plant reproductive material" means:
(a) a seed or spore of a plant;
(b) a cutting from a plant; or
(c) any other part, or product, of a plant from which another plant can be produced;
"plant specimen" means:
(a) a plant;
(b) plant reproductive material;
(c) any part of a plant; or
(d) any article wholly produced by or from, or otherwise wholly derived from, a single plant;
"premises" includes land;
"prescribed scientific organization" means a scientific organization included in a class of scientific organizations declared by the regulations to be a prescribed class of scientific organizations for the purposes of this Act;
"prescribed scientific research" means scientific research engaged in by a prescribed scientific organization;
"prescribed Territory" means:
(a) the Coral Sea Islands Territory; or
(b) the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands;
"progeny" includes:
(a) in relation to a live animal - any animal reproductive material of that animal or of any progeny of that animal;
(b) in relation to a live plant - any plant reproductive material of that plant or of any progeny of that plant;
(c) in relation to a live animal that is animal reproductive material - any animal resulting from that material or any progeny of such animal; and
(d) in relation to a live plant that is plant reproductive material - any plant resulting from that material or any progeny of such plant;
"recipient" means:
(a) in relation to a specimen that is exported - the person in the country to which the specimen is exported who is to have the care and custody of the specimen after the export; and
(b) in relation to a specimen that is imported into Australia or into an external Territory - the person in Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, who is to have the care and custody of the specimen after the import;
"relevant authority", in relation to a country, means:
(a) where the country is a party to the Convention - a Management Authority of that country; or
(b) where the country is not a party to the Convention - the competent authority of that country within the meaning of Article X of the Convention;
"sender", in relation to a specimen that is imported into Australia or into an external Territory, means the person in the country from which the specimen is imported who exports it from that country to Australia or to that Territory, as the case may be;
"scientific organization" means an organization engaged in scientific research;
"specimen" means:
(a) an animal specimen; or
(b) a plant specimen;
"take" includes:
(a) in relation to an animal - catch, capture, trap and kill; and
(b) in relation to a plant specimen - pick, gather and cut;
"territorial sea", in relation to Australia or to an external Territory, has the same meaning as it has for the purposes of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973;
"vessel" means a vessel or boat of any description, and includes:
(a) an air-cushion vehicle or other similar craft; and
(b) any floating structure;
"zoological organization" means an organization engaged in the exhibition or breeding of wild animals.

(2) In any other provision of this Act, other than subsection 69A (1), references to a specimen shall be read as including references to an article that consists of, or is derived from:
(a) a specimen and material other than a specimen;
(b) 2 or more specimens; or
(c) 2 or more specimens and material other than a specimen.

(2A) Where an article consists of, or is derived from 2 or more specimens, either with or without any material other than a specimen, then this Act applies to and in relation to that article separately in so far as it consists of, or is derived from, each of those specimens.

(3) A reference in this Act to a country shall be read as including a reference to a place that is a territory, dependency or colony (however described) of another country.

(4) For the purposes of this Act, a specimen shall be taken to have been imported into Australia or into an external Territory by way of introduction from the sea if, and only if, the specimen was taken in the marine environment not under the jurisdiction of any country and then imported into Australia or the external Territory, as the case may be, without having been imported into any other country.

(5) For the purposes of this Act:
(a) where a live animal (other than animal reproductive material) that was bred in captivity dies, the dead animal and specimens derived from the dead animal shall be taken to be specimens derived from that live animal; and
(b) where a live plant (other than plant reproductive material) that was artificially propagated dies, the dead plant and specimens derived from the dead plant shall be taken to be specimens derived from that live plant.

(6) A reference in this Act to a member of the Australian Federal Police or to a member of a police force shall be read as including a reference to a special member of the Australian Federal Police.

(7) Except so far as the contrary intention appears, an expression that is used in this Act without being defined in, or having a particular meaning assigned to it by, this Act and is used in the Convention (whether or not it is defined in, or a particular meaning is assigned to it by, the Convention) has, in this Act, the same meaning as it has in the Convention.

(8) For the purposes of this Act, the doing of any thing to, or with, a live animal or a live plant (including killing the animal or plant or doing, or failing to do, any thing in relation to the housing of the animal or plant) for the purposes of scientific research shall not be taken to be failure to provide suitable care for the animal or plant.

(9) For the purposes of this Act, where the common name of a kind of animal or plant is set out in a Schedule next to or under a taxon, that common name does not affect the meaning of that taxon.

(10) For the purposes of this Act, a genus, species or sub-species referred to in a description set out in a Part of a Schedule shall not be taken to be specified in that Part.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 5
Saving of other laws

SECT

5. (1) This Act and the regulations shall be read and construed as being in addition to, and not in derogation of or in substitution for:
(a) the Customs Act 1901;
(b) the Quarantine Act 1908; or
(c) any other law of the Commonwealth or of an external Territory, whether passed or made before or after the commencement of this Act.

(2) A person who is the holder of a permit or an authority to export or to import a specimen is not, by reason only of being the holder of the permit or authority, exempt from compliance with any law referred to in paragraph (1) (a), (b) or (c) that applies in relation to that specimen.

(3) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), this Act and the regulations shall not be read or construed as authorizing or permitting the doing of any act in contravention of the Quarantine Act 1908 or of a law of an external Territory relating to quarantine.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 6
Application of Act

SECT

6. This Act applies both within and outside Australia and extends to every external Territory.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 7
Act to bind Crown

SECT

7. This Act binds the Crown in right of the Commonwealth, of each of the States, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 8
Act not to apply to certain specimens

SECT

8. (1) For the purposes of this Act, where a specimen is brought into Australia from a country (other than a prescribed Territory):
(a) for the purpose of transhipment to another country; or
(b) as part of an aircraft's stores or ship's stores;
that specimen:
(c) shall be taken not to have been imported into Australia; and
(d) when it leaves Australia, shall be taken not to be exported from Australia.

(2) For the purposes of this Act, where a specimen is brought into an external Territory (other than a prescribed Territory):
(a) for the purpose of transhipment to another country; or
(b) as part of an aircraft's stores or ship's stores;
that specimen:
(c) shall be taken not to have been imported into that Territory; and
(d) when it leaves that Territory, shall be taken not to be exported from that Territory.

(3) For the purposes of this Act, where a prescribed organization sends a specimen out of, or brings a specimen into, Australia or an external Territory for the purpose of using the specimen in a diagnostic test that is to be carried out in an endeavour to identify a disease of humans, animals or plants, that specimen shall be taken not to have been exported or imported, as the case may be.

(4) For the purposes of this Act, where:
(a) a prescribed person or a prescribed organization is satisfied that, in order to meet an emergency involving danger to the life or health of a human or an animal, it is necessary or desirable that a specimen that could be used in treating that person or animal should be sent out of, or brought into, Australia or an external Territory; and
(b) that specimen is sent out of, or brought into, Australia or that Territory, as the case requires, to meet that emergency;
that specimen shall be taken not to have been exported or imported, as the case may be.

(5) Subject to subsections (1), (2), (3) and (4), where, in accordance with the Quarantine Act 1908 or a law of an external Territory relating to quarantine, a person exercising powers under that Act or law imports a specimen that is subject to quarantine, then, for the purposes of this Act, that specimen shall be deemed to have been imported by:
(a) where a person holds a permit or an authority to import that specimen - the holder of that permit or authority; or
(b) in any other case - a person whose identity is not known;
but this subsection shall not affect the commission of any offence committed before the importation of that specimen.

(5A) For the purposes of subsection (1), a specimen is to be taken to be brought into Australia for the purpose of transhipment to another country if, and only if:
(a) the specimen is brought into Australia in the course of being transported to an identified person in the other country; and
(b) any delay in its leaving Australia will be due solely to the arrangements for its transport; and
(c) it will be under the control of the Customs all the time that it is in Australia.

(5B) For the purposes of subsection (2), a specimen is to be taken to be brought into an external Territory for the purpose of transhipment to another country if, and only if:
(a) the specimen is brought into that Territory in the course of being transported to an identified person in the other country; and
(b) any delay in its leaving that Territory will be due solely to the arrangements for its transport; and
(c) it will be under the control of an inspector all the time that it is in that Territory.

(6) In this section, "aircraft's stores" and "ship's stores" have the same meanings respectively as they have in Part VII of the Customs Act 1901.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 8A
Act not to apply to certain specimens used by traditional
inhabitants

SECT

8A. (1) In this section:
"area in the vicinity of the Protected Zone" means an area in respect of which a notice is in force under subsection (2);
"Australian place" means a place in Australia that is in the Protected Zone or in an area in the vicinity of the Protected Zone;
"Papua New Guinea place" means a place in Papua New Guinea that is in the Protected Zone or in an area in the vicinity of the Protected Zone;
"prescribed specimen" means a specimen of a kind specified in a notice in force under subsection (3);
"Protected Zone" means the zone established under Article 10 of the Torres Strait Treaty, being the area bounded by the line described in Annex 9 to that treaty;
"Torres Strait Treaty" means the Treaty between Australia the Independent State of Papua New Guinea that was signed at Sydney on 18 December 1978;
"traditional activities" has the same meaning as in the Torres Strait Treaty;
"traditional inhabitants" has the same meaning as in the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984.

(2) The Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette, declare an area adjacent to the Protected Zone to be an area in the vicinity of the Protected Zone for the purposes of this section.

(3) The Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette, declare that a specimen of a kind specified in the notice is a prescribed specimen for the purposes of this section.

(4) For the purposes of this Act, where a prescribed specimen that is owned by, or is under the control of, a traditional inhabitant and that has been used, is being used or is intended to be used by him in connection with the performance of traditional activities in the Protected Zone or in an area in the vicinity of the Protected Zone, is:
(a) brought to an Australian place from a Papua New Guinea place; or
(b) taken from an Australian place to a Papua New Guinea place;
then, subject to subsection (5), that specimen:
(c) in the case where the specimen is brought into Australia as mentioned in paragraph (a) - shall be taken not to have been imported into Australia; and
(d) in the case where the specimen is taken from Australia as mentioned in paragraph (b) - shall be taken not to have been exported from Australia.

(5) Where:
(a) a prescribed specimen that has been brought into Australia is, under subsection (4), taken not to have been imported into Australia; and
(b) that prescribed specimen is brought to a place in Australia that is not in the Protected Zone or in an area in the vicinity of the Protected Zone;
the prescribed specimen shall be taken to have been imported into Australia upon being brought to the place referred to in paragraph (b).

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 9
Variation of Schedules

SECT

9.*2* (1) The Minister may, by instrument under the Minister's hand published in the Gazette, declare that a Schedule, not being Schedule 5 or 8, specified in the instrument shall be deemed to be amended in a manner specified in the instrument, and that declaration shall have effect accordingly.

(2) Sections 48 (other than paragraph (1) (a)), 48A, 48B, 49 and 50 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 apply in relation to declarations under subsection (1) as if, in those sections, references to regulations were references to declarations.

(3) For the purposes of section 8 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, a declaration under subsection (1) that is deemed to amend a Schedule by way of repealing part of that Schedule shall be deemed to be an Act that repeals that part of that Schedule.

(4) The Minister will take all necessary action to ensure that, where a Schedule is deemed to be amended by virtue of a declaration in force under subsection (1), a copy of that Schedule as deemed to be amended is readily available, on the payment of such fee (if any) as is prescribed, to any member of the public who might wish to export or to import, or is otherwise concerned with the export or import of, specimens. *2* S. 9 (1) - The Schedules 1, 2, 4, 6 and 7 were amended by declarations under subsection 9 (1) of the Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Export and Imports) Act 1982, by the Minister of State for the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories. The updated Schedules 1, 2, 4, 6 and 7, which are not incorporated in this reprint, provides as follows:

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 9A
Register of persons concerned about management programs

SECT

9A. (1) The Designated Authority must maintain a register containing a list of the names and postal addresses of persons and organisations who are to be notified of:
(a) proposals for declarations of approved management programs under section 10; and
(b) proposals for declarations of controlled specimens under section 10A.

(2) As soon as practicable after the commencement of this section and on each anniversary of that commencement, the Designated Authority must give public notice:
(a) inviting persons and organisations to have their names and postal addresses entered on the register; and
(b) in the case of the second or a later notice given when there is a person or organisation on the register - inviting persons and organisations on the register to have their names and postal addresses left on the register.

(3) A notice must state that the acceptance of an invitation:
(a) is to be in writing sent to the Designated Authority at a place specified in the notice accompanied, except in the case of an invitation under paragraph (2) (b), by particulars of the name and postal address of the acceptor; and
(b) is to be given:
(i) in the case of a person, or organisation, in existence
on the publication of the notice - within one month after that publication; and
(ii) in any other case - within 12 months after that
publication.

(4) Where a person or organisation accepts an invitation in the way required by the notice, the Designated Authority is to enter, or retain, the name and postal address of the person or organisation on the register.

(5) The Designated Authority may vary the address on the register of a person or organisation at the written request of the person or organisation.

(6) The Designated Authority must remove the name and address of a person or organisation from the register if:
(a) in the case of a name and address that was on the register before the most recent notice under subsection (2) - the invitation to keep that name and address on the register was not accepted within one month after the publication of that notice; or
(b) the person or organisation makes a written request for the removal; or
(c) the Designated Authority becomes satisfied that:
(i) in the case of a natural person - the person has died;
or
(ii) in any other case - the person or organisation has
ceased to exist.

(7) In subsection (2), a reference to public notice is a reference to a notice published:
(a) in the Gazette; and
(b) in each State and internal Territory in a newspaper circulating generally in that State or Territory; and
(c) in each external Territory that the Minister considers appropriate (if any) in a newspaper circulating generally in that external Territory.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 9B
Views of concerned persons to be considered before making
declarations

SECT

9B. (1) Where the Minister proposes to:
(a) declare an approved management program under section 10; or
(b) declare a controlled specimen under section 10A;
the Designated Authority must send each person and organisation on the register maintained under section 9A written notice of the proposal and, without contravening the Privacy Act 1986, sufficient information to enable the person or organisation to consider adequately the merits of the proposal.

(2) A person or organisation on the register may give the Designated Authority written comments on the proposal within one month after its receipt of the notice or such longer period as the Designated Authority determines.

(3) The Minister is not to make the proposed declaration unless the Minister has considered all comments on the proposal given under subsection (2).

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 10
Approved management programs

SECT

10. (1) Subject to any regulations referred to in subsection (2), the Minister may, by instrument under the Minister's hand published in the Gazette, declare a management program that is being, is proposed to be, or has been, carried out, in Australia, in an external Territory or in another country to be an approved management program for the purposes of this Act.

(2) The regulations:
(a) may provide that the Minister shall not declare a management program to be an approved management program unless the Minister is satisfied of certain matters in relation to the program; or
(b) may prescribe matters that are to be taken into account by the Minister when determining whether the Minister shall declare a management program to be an approved management program.

(3) The Minister may make a declaration about a management program even though he or she considers that the program should be an approved management program only:
(a) during a particular period; or
(b) while certain circumstances exist; or
(c) while a certain condition is complied with;
but:
(d) in such a case, the instrument of declaration is to specify the period, circumstances or condition; and
(e) where paragraph (b) or (c) applies - the Minister is to revoke the declaration if he or she becomes satisfied that:
(i) those circumstances have ceased to exist; or
(ii) that condition has been contravened.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 10A
Controlled specimens

SECT

10A. (1) In this section:
"ordinary Australian specimen" means a specimen that is, or is derived from, a native Australian animal or a native Australian plant other than:
(a) a live native Australian animal of a species included in the sub-phylum vertebrata, not being a fish; or
(b) a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1; or
(c) a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3;
"ordinary specimen" means a specimen other than:
(a) a live animal; or
(b) a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1; or
(c) a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3.

(2) Where the Minister decides that it would be consistent with the object of this Act for ordinary Australian specimens of a particular kind to be taken from a particular place in Australia or an external Territory otherwise than in accordance with an approved management program and exported, he or she may, by signed instrument published in the Gazette, declare those specimens so taken to be controlled specimens for the purposes of this Act.

(3) Where the Minister decides that it would be consistent with the object of this Act for ordinary specimens of a particular kind to be taken in a particular place in a foreign country otherwise than in accordance with an approved management program and imported, he or she may, by signed instrument published in the Gazette, declare those specimens so taken to be controlled specimens for the purposes of this Act.

(4) The Minister may make a decision under subsection (2) or (3) about specimens of a particular kind even though the decision is:
(a) limited to specimens taken during a particular period; or
(b) limited to a particular number or other quantity of the specimens; or
(c) subject to the existence of particular circumstances; or
(d) subject to compliance with a particular condition;
but:
(e) in such a case, the instrument of declaration is to specify the period, quantity, circumstances or condition; and
(f) where paragraph (c) or (d) applies - the Minister is to revoke the declaration that the specimens are controlled specimens if he or she becomes satisfied that:
(i) those circumstances have ceased to exist; or
(ii) that condition has been contravened.

(5) The Minister, in making a decision about specimens for the purposes of subsection (2) or (3), is to take into account advice from the Designated Authority on:
(a) the size of the populations of the animals or plants from which the specimens would be taken; and
(b) the potential impact on those populations of taking the specimens; and
(c) any management program relating to those animals or plants; and
(d) the extent of controls over the taking, possession and disposal of the specimens; and
(e) the extent of any proposed or potential export or import, as the case requires, of the specimens for commercial purposes; and
(f) any other prescribed matter.

(6) The Designated Authority must maintain a register containing descriptions of the controlled specimens.

(7) The register is to set out opposite to each description of controlled specimens the date of the declaration of the specimens.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 11
Approved institutions

SECT

11. (1) Subject to any regulations referred to in subsection (2), the Designated Authority may, by instrument under the Designated Authority's hand published in the Gazette, declare an organization in Australia, in an external Territory or in another country, being an organization that is engaged in activities relating to live animals or live plants, to be an approved institution in relation to a class, or classes, of specimens specified in the instrument.

(2) The regulations:
(a) may provide that the Designated Authority shall not declare an organization referred to in subsection (1) to be an approved institution in relation to any class, a particular class, or particular classes, of specimens unless the Designated Authority is satisfied of certain matters in relation to the organization; or
(b) may prescribe matters that are to be taken into account by the Designated Authority when determining whether the Designated Authority will declare an organization referred to in subsection (1) to be an approved institution in relation to any class, a particular class, or particular classes, of specimens.

(3) An organization referred to in subsection (1) may apply, in writing, to the Designated Authority to be declared to be an approved institution in relation to a class, or classes, of specimens specified in the application.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 12
Approved zoological organizations

SECT

12. (1) Subject to any regulations referred to in subsection (2), the Designated Authority may, by instrument under the Designated Authority's hand published in the Gazette, declare a zoological organization in Australia, in an external Territory or in another country to be an approved zoological organization in relation to a class, or classes, of specimens specified in the instrument.

(2) The regulations:
(a) may provide that the Designated Authority shall not declare a zoological organization to be an approved zoological organization in relation to any class, a particular class, or particular classes, of specimens unless the Designated Authority is satisfied of certain matters in relation to the organization; or
(b) may prescribe matters that are to be taken into account by the Designated Authority when determining whether the Designated Authority will declare a zoological organization to be an approved zoological organization in relation to any class, a particular class, or particular classes, of specimens.

(3) A zoological organization may apply, in writing, to the Designated Authority to be declared to be an approved zoological organization in relation to a class, or classes, of specimens specified in the application.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 13
Inter zoological gardens transfer

SECT

13. (1) For the purposes of this Act, the export or the import of an animal specimen shall be taken to be an inter zoological gardens transfer if, and only if:
(a) the exporter or the sender, as the case may be, is an approved zoological organization, or a relevant approved institution, in relation to a class of specimens that includes that specimen;
(b) in the case of a specimen that is a live animal - the animal is not required by the exporter or the sender, as the case may be, for the purposes of breeding, exhibition or research;
(c) in the case of a specimen, other than a specimen that is, or is derived from, a live animal that was bred in captivity - the specimen was not purchased or otherwise obtained for the purposes of trade; and
(d) the recipient is:
(i) where the exporter or the sender is an approved
zoological organisation, either:
(A) an approved zoological organisation; or
(B) a relevant approved institution; or
(ii) where the exporter or the sender is a relevant approved
institution - an approved zoological organisation;
in relation to a class of specimens that includes that specimen.

(2) In this section, "relevant approved institution" means an approved institution that is also a prescribed scientific organisation.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 14
Breeding in captivity

SECT

14. For the purposes of this Act, a live animal of a particular kind shall be taken to have been bred in captivity if, and only if, it was bred in circumstances declared by the regulations to be circumstances the breeding in which of:
(a) any live animal;
(b) any live animal of that kind; or
(c) any live animal included in a class of live animals that includes live animals of that kind;
would constitute breeding in captivity.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 15
Artificial propagation

SECT

15. For the purposes of this Act, a live plant of a particular kind shall be taken to have been artificially propagated if, and only if, it was propagated in circumstances declared by the regulations to be circumstances the propagation in which of:
(a) any live plant;
(b) any live plant of that kind; or
(c) any live plant included in a class of live plants that includes live plants of that kind;
would constitute artificial propagation.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 16
Export of household pets - native Australian animals

SECT

16. (1) The export of a live native Australian animal from Australia or from an external Territory is an export of a household pet in accordance with this section if:
(a) the animal is an animal of a species specified in Schedule 7;
(b) the exporter has owned and kept the animal as a household pet for not less than 3 years immediately preceding the export;
(c) the exporter has been ordinarily resident in Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, for not less than 4 years immediately preceding the export;
(d) the exporter is leaving Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, with the intention of taking up permanent residence in another country;
(e) it is not proposed to export (whether by virtue of this subsection or otherwise) any animal of that species that has been kept as a household pet by the exporter or the members of the household of the exporter other than that animal or that animal and one other animal of that species; and
(f) it is not proposed to export (whether by virtue of this subsection or otherwise) more than 6 animals (including the animal referred to in paragraph (a) or the animal and one other animal of that species) of species specified in Schedule 7 that have been kept as household pets by the exporter or the members of the household of the exporter.

(2) The export of a live native Australian animal of the species Melopsittacus undulatus (common name budgerigar) from Australia or from an external Territory is an export of a household pet in accordance with this section if:
(a) the animal was bred in captivity;
(b) the exporter has owned and kept the animal as a household pet;
(c) the exporter is leaving Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, with the intention of taking up permanent residence in another country; and
(d) it is not proposed to export (whether by virtue of this subsection or otherwise) any animal of that species that has been kept as a household pet by the exporter or the members of the household of the exporter other than that animal or that animal and one other animal of that species.

(3) The export before 1 May 1987 of a live native Australian animal from Australia or from an external Territory is an export of a household pet in accordance with this section if:
(a) the animal is an animal of a species specified in Schedule 7;
(b) the exporter has owned and kept the animal as a household pet:
(i) for not less than 2 years immediately preceding the
export; and
(ii) since a day on or before 1 May 1984;
(c) the exporter has been ordinarily resident in Australia or that Territory, as the case may be:
(i) for not less than 3 years immediately preceding the
export; and
(ii) since a day on or before 1 May 1984; and
(d) it is not proposed to export (whether by virtue of this subsection or otherwise) any animal of that species that has been kept as a household pet by the exporter or the members of the household of the exporter other than that animal or that animal and one other animal of that species.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 16A
Export of household pets - other animals

SECT

16A. The export of a live animal, other than a native Australian animal, from Australia or from an external Territory is an export of a household pet in accordance with this section if:
(a) the exporter has owned and kept the animal as a household pet; and
(b) the exporter is leaving Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, with the intention of taking up residence in another country.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 17
Designated Authority

SECT

17. There shall be a Designated Authority for the purposes of this Act.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 18
Constitution of Designated Authority

SECT

18. (1) On and after the commencement of this Act and unless and until any appointment is made under subsection (2), the Designated Authority is the Director, but the Director may resign the office of Designated Authority under subsection (5).

(2) Subject to subsection (1), the Designated Authority:
(a) shall be a person appointed by the Minister;
(b) shall be appointed on a part-time basis;
(c) holds office at the pleasure of the Minister; and
(d) may be the Director or a person who is an officer or employee within the meaning of the Public Service Act 1922.

(3) A person shall not be appointed to be the Designated Authority unless the person has such qualifications and experience in connection with the conservation or management of wild animals and wild plants as, in the opinion of the Minister, render the person suitable for the appointment.

(4) The Designated Authority holds office on such terms and conditions (if any) in respect of matters not provided for by this Act as are determined by the Minister.

(5) The Designated Authority may resign his or her office by writing signed by the Designated Authority and delivered to the Minister.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 19
Remuneration and allowances of Designated Authority

SECT

19. (1) The Designated Authority shall be paid such remuneration as is determined by the Remuneration Tribunal but, if no determination of that remuneration by the Tribunal is in operation, the Designated Authority shall be paid such remuneration as is prescribed.

(2) The Designated Authority shall be paid such allowances as are prescribed.

(3) This section has effect subject to the Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 20
Acting Designated Authority

SECT

20. (1) The Minister may appoint a person to act as the Designated Authority:
(a) during a vacancy in the office of Designated Authority; or
(b) during any period, or during all periods, when the Designated Authority is absent from duty or from Australia or is, for any other reason, unable to perform the functions of the office;
but a person appointed to act during a vacancy shall not continue so to act for more than 12 months.

(2) An appointment of a person under subsection (1) may be expressed to have effect only in such circumstances as are specified in the instrument of appointment.

(3) The Minister may:
(a) determine the terms and conditions of appointment, including remuneration and allowances, of a person acting as the Designated Authority; and
(b) terminate such an appointment at any time.

(4) Where a person is acting as Designated Authority in accordance with paragraph (1) (b) and the office of Designated Authority becomes vacant while that person is so acting, then, subject to subsection (2), that person may continue so to act until the Minister otherwise directs, the vacancy is filled or a period of 12 months from the date on which the vacancy occurred expires, whichever first happens.

(5) The appointment of a person to act as the Designated Authority ceases to have effect if the person resigns the appointment by writing signed by the person and delivered to the Minister.

(6) Where a person is acting as Designated Authority, the person has and may exercise all the powers, and may perform all the functions, of the Designated Authority under this Act.

(7) The validity of anything done by a person purporting to act under subsection (1) shall not be called in question on the ground that the occasion for the appointment or acting had not arisen, that there is a defect or irregularity in or in connection with the appointment, that the appointment had ceased to have effect or that the occasion for the person to act had not arisen or had ceased.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - PART II
PART II - REGULATION OF EXPORT AND IMPORT OF SPECIMENS

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 1
Division 1 - Prohibition of certain exports and imports

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 21
Certain exports prohibited

SECT

21. A person shall not, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, export:
(a) a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3; or
(b) a specimen that is, or is derived from, a native Australian animal or a native Australian plant and is not specified in Part I of Schedule 4.
Penalty:
(a) if the person is a natural person - $100,000 or imprisonment for 10 years, or both; or
(b) if the person is a body corporate - $200,000.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 22
Certain imports prohibited

SECT

22. A person shall not, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, import:
(a) a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3; or
(b) a specimen, being a live animal or a live plant (whether or not it is a specimen referred to in paragraph (a)) other than a live animal, or live plant, specified in Part I of Schedule 5 or Part I of Schedule 6.
Penalty:
(a) if the person is a natural person - $100,000 or imprisonment for 10 years, or both; or
(b) if the person is a body corporate - $200,000.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 2
Division 2 - Permits to export or to import specimens

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 23
Application for permit

SECT

23. (1) A person may make an application to the Minister for the grant of:
(a) a permit to export a specimen the export of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by section 21; or
(b) a permit to import a specimen the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by section 22.

(2) An application for a permit shall be made in accordance with the prescribed form or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Minister.

(3) An application for a permit to export or to import a specimen for the purposes of scientific research shall contain particulars of the nature and purpose of that research.

(4) Where an application is made for the grant of a permit and the Minister requires further information for the purpose of enabling the Minister to deal with the application (including the purpose of enabling the Designated Authority to advise the Minister in relation to the application), the Minister may, by notice in writing served on the applicant not later than 60 days after the application is made, require the applicant to furnish to the Minister, as specified in the notice, a statement in writing setting out that further information and, if a notice is so served, the application shall be deemed, for the purposes of section 24, not to have been duly made until the statement is furnished.

(5) Where an application is made for the grant of a permit and the Minister requires a test to be carried out for the purpose of enabling the Minister to deal with the application (including the purpose of enabling the Designated Authority to advise the Minister in relation to the application), the Minister may, by notice in writing served on the applicant not later than 60 days after the application is made:
(a) inform the applicant of the nature of, the reason for, and the estimated cost of, that test and of the estimated time within which the result of that test would be obtained by the Minister; and
(b) require the applicant to pay to the Commonwealth, as specified in the notice, the amount of that estimated cost;
and, if a notice is so served, the application shall be deemed, for the purposes of section 24, not to have been duly made until the amount of that estimated cost is paid and the result of that test is obtained by the Minister.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 24
Grant of permit

SECT

24. (1) Subject to this Act, the Minister may, in the Minister's discretion, grant, or refuse to grant, a permit to a person who has made an application for the permit in accordance with section 23.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the Minister shall give a decision under subsection (1) on an application for a permit within 90 days after the application is made.

(3) Where, within 90 days after an application for a permit is made, the Minister administering the Environment Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act 1974, in accordance with procedures approved for the purposes of that Act, directs the submission to him or her of an environmental impact statement in relation to the export or import in respect of which the application is made, the Minister administering this Act shall give a decision under subsection (1) on the application:
(a) within 30 days after the completion of all procedures under the Environment Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act 1974 in connection with the environmental impact statement; or
(b) within 90 days after the application is made;
whichever period is the last to end.

(4) A permit shall be in writing in the prescribed form, or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Minister.

(5) A permit:
(a) comes into force on the date on which it is granted; and
(b) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 6 months commencing on the date on which it is granted or, if a lesser period is specified in the permit, that lesser period.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 3
Division 3 - Requirements for permits to export specimens

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 25
Permits to export not to be granted if detrimental to survival
of kind of animals or plants

SECT

25. The Minister shall not grant a permit to export a specimen unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the export of the specimen will not be detrimental to, or contribute to trade which is detrimental to, the survival of:
(a) any species or sub-species; or
(b) any population specified in Schedule 1, 2 or 3.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 26
Permits to export not to be granted in respect of specimens
unlawfully obtained etc.

SECT

26. The Minister shall not grant a permit to export a specimen unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the specimen was not obtained in contravention of, and the export would not involve the contravention of, any law of the Commonwealth, of a State or of a Territory.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 27
Requirements for permits to export live animals and live plants

SECT

27. (1) The Minister shall not grant a permit to export a live animal unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(a) the proposed recipient of the animal is equipped to provide, and will provide, suitable care for the animal; and
(b) the animal will be prepared and shipped so that the risk of:
(i) injury to the animal;
(ii) adverse effect on the health of the animal; and
(iii) cruel treatment of the animal;
is minimised.

(2) The Minister shall not grant a permit to export a live plant unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the plant will be prepared and shipped so that the risk of:
(a) injury to the plant; and
(b) adverse effect on the health of the plant;
is minimised.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 28
Requirements for permits to export - Schedule 1

SECT

28. Subject to section 32, the Minister shall not grant a permit to export a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) that:
(i) the country to which the specimen is proposed to be
exported has a relevant authority; and
(ii) permission to import that specimen into that country
has been given by a relevant authority of that country;
(b) where the specimen is a live animal, that:
(i) the proposed exporter and the proposed recipient are
approved institutions in relation to a class of specimens that includes that live animal;
(ii) the proposed export would be an inter zoological
gardens transfer; or
(iii) in the case of a live animal, other than a native
Australian animal, the proposed export would be an export of a household pet in accordance with section 16A;
(c) where the specimen is a live native Australian animal of a species included in the sub-phylum VERTEBRATA, that the proposed export:
(i) would be an inter zoological gardens transfer; or
(ii) is for the purposes of prescribed scientific research;
(d) where the specimen is an animal specimen, other than a live native Australian animal of a species included in the sub-phylum VERTEBRATA, that:
(i) the proposed export would be an inter zoological gardens
transfer;
(ii) the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research; or
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live animal
that was bred in captivity; and
(e) where the specimen is a plant specimen, that:
(i) the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research; or
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live plant that
was artificially propagated.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 29
Requirements for permits to export - Schedule 2

SECT

29. Subject to section 32, the Minister shall not grant a permit to export a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 2 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(b) where the specimen is a live animal, that:
(i) the proposed exporter and the proposed recipient are
approved institutions in relation to a class of specimens that includes that live animal;
(ia) the proposed export would be an inter zoological
gardens transfer;
(ii) in the case of a live native Australian animal, the
proposed export would be an export of a household pet in accordance with section 16; or
(iii) in the case of a live animal, other than a live native
Australian animal, the proposed export would be an export of a household pet in accordance with section 16A;
(c) where the specimen is a live native Australian animal of a species included in the sub-phylum VERTEBRATA, that the proposed export:
(i) would be an inter zoological gardens transfer;
(ii) is for the purposes of prescribed scientific research;
or
(iii) would be an export of a household pet in accordance
with section 16;
(d) where the specimen is an animal specimen, other than a live native Australian animal of a species included in the sub-phylum VERTEBRATA, that:
(i) the proposed export would be an inter zoological gardens
transfer;
(ii) the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research;
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live animal
that was bred in captivity;
(iv) in the case of a specimen that is, or is derived from,
a native Australian animal, the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal specimen that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(v) in the case of a specimen that is, or is derived from, a
native Australian animal, the specimen is, or is derived from, a controlled specimen; and
(e) where the specimen is a plant specimen, that:
(i) the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research;
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live plant that
was artificially propagated;
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a plant specimen
that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(iv) the specimen is, or is derived from, a plant specimen
that is a controlled specimen.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 30
Requirements for permits to export - Schedule 3

SECT

30. Subject to section 32, the Minister shall not grant a permit to export a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3 unless it appears to the Minister, after consultation with the Designated Authority, that there are exceptional circumstances justifying the grant of the permit and the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) in the case of an animal specimen, that the proposed export:
(i) would be an inter zoological gardens transfer; or
(ii) is for the purposes of prescribed scientific research;
or
(b) in the case of a plant specimen, that the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed scientific research.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 31
Requirements for permits to export - native Australian animals and plants

SECT

31. Subject to section 32, the Minister shall not grant a permit to export a specimen that is, or is derived from, a native Australian animal or a native Australian plant, being a specimen that is not specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3, unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) where the specimen is a live animal, that the proposed export:
(i) would be an inter zoological gardens transfer;
(ii) is for the purposes of prescribed scientific research;
or
(iii) would be an export of a household pet in accordance
with section 16;
(b) where the specimen is, or is derived from, a fish or from an animal of a species which is not included in the sub-phylum VERTEBRATA, that:
(i) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live animal that
was bred in captivity;
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal specimen
that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal
specimen that is a controlled specimen;
(c) where the specimen is an animal specimen, other than a live animal, that:
(i) the proposed export would be an inter zoological gardens
transfer;
(ii) the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research;
(iii) the specimen is derived from a live animal that was
bred in captivity;
(iv) the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal specimen
that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(v) the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal specimen
that is a controlled specimen; or
(d) where the specimen is a plant specimen, that:
(i) the proposed export is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research;
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live plant that
was artificially propagated;
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a plant specimen
that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(iv) the specimen is, or is derived from, a plant specimen
that is a controlled specimen.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 32
Permits to re-export

SECT

32. (1) Sections 28, 29, 30 and 31 do not apply in relation to a permit to export from Australia or an external Territory a specimen, other than a live animal, that has been imported into Australia or that Territory, as the case may be.

(2) The Minister shall not grant a permit to export from Australia a specimen that has been imported into Australia, unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) that:
(i) in the case of a specimen that was imported before the
commencement of this Act, the specimen was not imported in contravention of:
(A) the Customs (Endangered Species) Regulations; or
(B) the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations; or
(ii) in the case of a specimen that was imported after the
commencement of this Act, the specimen was not imported in contravention of this Act; and
(b) that, in the case of a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1 or Part I of Schedule 3:
(i) the country to which the specimen is proposed to be
exported has a relevant authority; and
(ii) permission to import that specimen into that country
has been given by a relevant authority of that country.

(3) The Minister shall not grant a permit to export from an external Territory a specimen that has been imported into that Territory, unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) that:
(i) in the case of a specimen that was imported before the
commencement of this Act, the specimen was not imported in contravention of a law of that Territory relating to the import of specimens that was designed to comply with the obligations of Australia under the Convention; or
(ii) in the case of a specimen that was imported after the
commencement of this Act, the specimen was not imported in contravention of this Act; and
(b) that, in the case of a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1 or Part I of Schedule 3:
(i) the country to which the specimen is proposed to be
exported has a relevant authority; and
(ii) permission to import that specimen into that country
has been given by a relevant authority of that country.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 4
Division 4 - Requirements for permits to import specimens

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 33
Permits to import not to be granted if detrimental to survival
of kind of animals or plants

SECT

33. The Minister shall not grant a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the import of the specimen will not be detrimental to, or contribute to trade that is detrimental to, the survival of:
(a) any species or sub-species; or
(b) any population specified in Schedule 1, 2 or 3.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 34
Requirements for permits to import live animals and live plants

SECT

34. The Minister shall not grant a permit to import a live animal or a live plant unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(a) the proposed recipient of the animal or plant:
(i) is equipped to confine, and will confine, the animal or
plant; and
(ii) is equipped to provide, and will provide, suitable care
for the animal or plant; and
(b) the animal or plant will be prepared and shipped so that the risk of:
(i) injury to the animal or plant;
(ii) adverse effect on the health of the animal or
plant; and
(iii) in the case of an animal - cruel treatment of the
animal;
is minimized.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 35
Requirements for permits to import certain live animals and live plants

SECT

35. (1) The Minister shall not grant a permit to import a live animal, including a live animal that is a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3, unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) that:
(i) the proposed recipient is an approved institution in
relation to a class of specimens that includes that live animal; or
(ii) the proposed import would be an inter zoological
gardens transfer; and
(b) that, if the live animal were imported, it would not be kept, or dealt with, in contravention of any law of the Commonwealth, of a State or of a Territory.

(2) The Minister shall not grant a permit to import a live plant that is not specified in Schedule 5 or 6 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the proposed recipient is an approved institution in relation to a class of specimens that includes that live plant.

(3) The Minister shall not grant a permit to import a live plant, including a live plant that is a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3, unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that, if the live plant were imported, it would not be kept, or dealt with, in contravention of any law of the Commonwealth, of a State or of a Territory.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 36
Requirements for permits to import - Schedule 1

SECT

36. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister shall not grant a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) where the import is not by way of introduction from the sea, that:
(i) the country from which the specimen is proposed to be
imported has a relevant authority; and
(ii) permission to export that specimen from that country
has been given by a relevant authority of that country;
(b) where the specimen is a live animal, that:
(i) the proposed sender is an approved institution in
relation to a class of specimens that includes that live animal; or
(ii) the proposed import would be an inter zoological
gardens transfer;
(c) where the specimen is an animal specimen, that:
(i) the proposed import would be an inter zoological gardens
transfer;
(ii) the proposed import is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research; or
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live animal
that was bred in captivity; and
(d) where the specimen is a plant specimen, that:
(i) the proposed import is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research; or
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live plant that
was artificially propagated.

(2) The Minister may grant a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, other than a live animal, if the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(a) the country from which the specimen is proposed to be imported has a relevant authority;
(b) a relevant authority of that country has issued a certificate under paragraph 2 of Article VII of the Convention in respect of the specimen; and
(c) the specimen is not an object of trade.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 37
Requirements for permits to import - Schedule 2

SECT

37. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister shall not grant a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 2 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) where the import is not by way of introduction from the sea, that:
(i) the country from which the specimen is proposed to be
imported has a relevant authority; and
(ii) permission to export that specimen from that country
has been given by a relevant authority of that country;
(b) where the specimen is a live animal, that:
(i) the proposed sender is an approved institution in
relation to a class of specimens that includes that live animal; or
(ii) the proposed import would be an inter zoological
gardens transfer;
(c) where the specimen is an animal specimen, that:
(i) the proposed import would be an inter zoological gardens
transfer;
(ii) the proposed import is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research;
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live animal
that was bred in captivity;
(iv) the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal specimen
that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(v) the specimen is, or is derived from, an animal specimen
that is a controlled specimen; and
(d) where the specimen is a plant specimen, that:
(i) the proposed import is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research;
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live plant that
was artificially propagated;
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a plant specimen
that was taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(iv) the specimen is, or is derived from, a plant specimen,
that is a controlled specimen.

(2) The Minister may grant a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 2, other than a live animal, if the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(a) the country from which the specimen is proposed to be imported has a relevant authority;
(b) a relevant authority of the country from which the specimen is proposed to be imported has issued a certificate under paragraph 2 of Article VII of the Convention in respect of the specimen; and
(c) the specimen is not an object of trade.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 38
Requirements for permits to import - Schedule 3

SECT

38. The Minister shall not grant a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3 unless it appears to the Minister, after consultation with the Designated Authority, that there are exceptional circumstances justifying the grant of the permit and the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) in the case of an animal specimen, that:
(i) the proposed import would be an inter zoological gardens
transfer;
(ii) the proposed import is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research; or
(iii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live animal
that was bred in captivity; or
(b) in the case of a plant specimen, that:
(i) the proposed import is for the purposes of prescribed
scientific research; or
(ii) the specimen is, or is derived from, a live plant that
was artificially propagated.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 5
Division 5 - Authorities to export or to import specimens

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 39
Application for authority

SECT

39. Subsections 23 (4) and (5) and 24 (2) and (3) apply in relation to an application for an authority under this Division in like manner as they apply in relation to an application for a permit under section 23 and, for the purposes of those subsections as so applying, the references in those subsections to a permit shall be read as references to an authority.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 40
Register of scientific organizations

SECT

40. (1) The Designated Authority shall maintain a register containing a list of the names of scientific organizations that are registered scientific institutions for the purposes of section 41.

(2) The register maintained under subsection (1) shall set out opposite to the name of a scientific organization entered in the register:
(a) the address of that organization;
(b) the date on which the name of the organization was entered in the register; and
(c) such other particulars as the Designated Authority considers appropriate.

(3) Subject to any regulations referred to in subsection (4), the Designated Authority may, in the Designated Authority's discretion, enter in the register maintained under subsection (1) the name of a scientific organization in Australia, in an external Territory or in another country.

(4) The regulation:
(a) may provide that the Designated Authority shall not enter the name of a scientific organization in the register maintained under subsection (1) unless the Designated Authority is satisfied of certain matters in relation to the organization;
(b) may prescribe matters that are to be taken into account by the Designated Authority when determining whether the Designated Authority will enter the name of a scientific organization in that register; or
(c) may provide that the name of a scientific organization may be entered in that register if the name of the organization is set out in, or in a specified part of, the latest edition of a publication specified in the regulations.

(5) A scientific organization in Australia, in an external territory or in another country may apply to the Designated Authority to have its name entered in the register maintained under subsection (1).

(6) An application under subsection (5) shall be made in accordance with the prescribed form or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Designated Authority.

(7) Subject to any regulations referred to in subsection (8), the Designated Authority may, in the Designated Authority's discretion, remove the name of a scientific organization from the register maintained under subsection (1).

(8) The regulations:
(a) may provide that the Designated Authority shall not remove the name of a scientific organization from the register maintained under subsection (1) unless the Designated Authority is satisfied of certain matters in relation to the organization;
(b) may prescribe matters that are to be taken into account by the Designated Authority when determining whether the Designated Authority will remove the name of a scientific organization from that register; or
(c) may provide that the name of a scientific organization may be removed from that register if the name of the organization ceases to be set out in, or in a specified part of, the latest edition of a publication specified in the regulations.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 41
Authority to export or import scientific specimens

SECT

41. (1) In this section:
"prescribed specimen" means a specimen other than a live animal;
"registered scientific institution" means a scientific organization the name of which is entered in the register maintained under subsection 40 (1).

(2) A registered scientific institution may make an application, in writing, to the Minister for an authority under this section to:
(a) export prescribed specimens, or specimens included in a class of prescribed specimens, being specimens the export of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by section 21, in pursuance of:
(i) arrangements for the non-commercial loan of prescribed
specimens by the registered scientific institution to other registered scientific institutions;
(ii) arrangements for the donation of prescribed specimens
by the registered scientific institution to other registered scientific institutions; or
(iii) arrangements for the exchange of prescibed specimens
between the registered scientific institution and other registered scientific institutions;
being arrangements for the purposes of scientific research;
(b) import prescribed specimens, or specimens included in a class of prescribed specimens, being specimens the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by section 22, in pursuance of:
(i) arrangements for the non-commercial loan of prescribed
specimens to the registered scientific institution by other registered scientific institutions;
(ii) arrangements for the donation of prescribed specimens
to the registered scientific institution by other registered scientific institutions; or
(iii) arrangements for the exchange of prescribed specimens
between the registered scientific institution and other registered scientific institutions;
being arrangements for the purposes of scientific research;
(c) re-import prescribed specimens exported in pursuance of arrangements referred to in subparagraph (a) (i); and
(d) re-export prescribed specimens imported in pursuance of arrangements referred to in subparagraph (b) (i).

(3) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister shall give an authority under this section to a registered scientific institution that has made an application for the authority under subsection (2).

(4) The Minister shall not give an authority under this section unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(a) the recipient of any live plant that is not specified in Schedule 5 or 6 imported by virtue of the authority will be an approved institution in relation to a class of specimens that includes that live plant; and
(b) specimens exported or imported by virtue of the authority will be exported or imported in pursuance of arrangements specified in paragraph (2) (a) or (2) (b).

(5) An authority under this section:
(a) shall be in writing;
(b) comes into force on the date on which it is given; and
(c) subject to section 46, remains in force while the scientific organization to which the authority was given remains a registered scientific institution.

(6) An authority under this section to export or to import specimens shall set out particulars of a kind of label to be borne by the containers in which the specimens are to be exported or imported, as the case may be, and the authority shall be taken to be only an authority to export or to import the specimens, as the case may be, while they are in containers that bear labels of that kind.

(7) Subject to subsection (8), where a registered scientific institution that holds an authority under this section wishes to foster scientific research by an individual, that institution may, by instrument in writing, declare that individual to be an affiliate of that institution and, while the declaration is in force:
(a) arrangements for the loan of prescribed specimens by or to that individual shall, for the purposes of this section, be taken to be arrangements for the loan of prescribed specimens by or to, as the case may be, that institution;
(b) arrangements for the donation of prescribed specimens by or to that individual shall, for the purposes of this section, be taken to be arrangements for the donation of prescribed specimens by or to, as the case may be, that institution;
(c) arrangements for the exchange of prescribed specimens between that individual and another registered scientific institution shall, for the purposes of this section, be taken to be arrangements for the exchange of prescribed specimens between the first-mentioned institution and that other institution; and
(d) arrangements for the exchange of prescribed specimens between that individual and another individual in respect of whom another declaration under this subsection is in force shall, for the purposes of this section, be taken to be arrangements for the exchange of prescribed specimens between the first-mentioned institution and the registered scientific institution that made that other declaration.

(8) A registered scientific institution shall not make a declaration under subsection (7) in relation to an individual without the consent in writing of the Designated Authority and shall revoke such a declaration if requested by the Designated Authority in writing to do so.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 42
Authority to export or import artificially propagated plants

SECT

42. (1) A person may make an application to the Minister for:
(a) an authority under this section to export artificially propagated plants that are specimens specified in Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3;
(b) an authority under this section to export artificially propagated native Australian plants that are specimens not specified in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3; or
(c) an authority under this section to import artificially propagated plants that are specimens specified in Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3.

(2) An application under subsection (1) shall be made in accordance with the prescribed form, or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Minister.

(3) Subject to subsections (4) and (5), the Minister may, in the Minister's discretion, give, or refuse to give, an authority under this section to a person who has made an application for the authority under subsection (1).

(4) The Minister shall not give an authority under subsection (3) to export or to import plants unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that plants that would be exported or imported by virtue of the authority will have been artificially propagated.

(5) The Minister shall not give an authority under subsection (3) to import live plants that are not specified in Schedule 5 or 6 unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the recipient of any live plant imported in accordance with the authority will be an approved institution in relation to a class of specimens that includes that live plant.

(6) An authority under this section:
(a) shall be in writing;
(b) comes into force on the date on which it is given; and
(c) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 12 months commencing on the date on which it is given or, if a lesser period is specified in the authority, that lesser period.

(7) A person who has been given an authority under this section shall:
(a) as soon as practicable after the end of each period specified for the purposes of this paragraph in the authority, give the Designated Authority particulars of any exports or imports made by virtue of the authority during that period; and
(b) comply, as soon as practicable, with any request by the Designated Authority for information relating to plants exported or imported by virtue of the authority.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 42A
Authority to export certain specimens

SECT

42A. (1) In this section, "prescribed class" means a class of specimens the description of which is entered in the register maintained under subsection (3).

(2) The Minister may, on the recommendation of the Designated Authority, give the Designated Authority notice, in writing, that a class of specimens described in the notice, not being a class of:
(a) specimens specified in Part I of Schedule 1;
(b) specimens specified in Part I of Schedule 2 that are not, or are not derived from, live plants that were artificially propagated;
(c) specimens specified in Part I of Schedule 3; or
(d) specimens that are live native Australian animals of a species included in the sub-phylum VERTEBRATA, other than fish;
is to be a prescribed class for the purposes of this section.

(3) The Designated Authority shall maintain a register containing a description of each class of specimens described in a notice which has been given to the Designated Authority under subsection (2).

(4) A person may make an application to the Minister for an authority under this section to export specimens included in a specified prescribed class.

(5) An application under subsection (4) shall be made in accordance with the prescribed form, or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Minister.

(6) Subject to subsection (7), the Minister may, in the discretion of the Minister, give or refuse to give, an authority under this section to export specimens included in a particular prescribed class to a person who has made an application for the authority under subsection (4).

(7) The Minister shall not give an authority under subsection (6) to export specimens unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that the specimens that would be exported by virtue of the authority would be:
(a) in the case of animal specimens:
(i) specimens that are, or are derived from, live animals
that were bred in captivity;
(ii) specimens that are, or are derived from, animal
specimens that were taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(iii) specimens that are, or are derived from, animal
specimens that are controlled specimens; or
(b) in the case of plant specimens:
(i) specimens that are, or are derived from, live plants
that were artificially propagated;
(ii) specimens that are, or are derived from, plant
specimens that were taken in accordance with an approved management program; or
(iii) specimens that are, or are derived from, plant
specimens that are controlled specimens.

(8) An authority under this section:
(a) shall be in writing;
(b) comes into force on the day on which it is given; and
(c) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 12 months commencing on the day on which it is given or, if a lesser period is specified in the authority, that lesser period.

(9) A person who has been given an authority under this section shall, when the authority is produced to an officer of Customs or an inspector in accordance with subsection 45 (1) in relation to the export of specimens to which the authority applies, give the officer or inspector, or cause the officer or inspector to be given, particulars in writing of those specimens in accordance with a form approved by the Designated Authority.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 42B
Authority to import certain specimens

SECT

42B. (1) In this section:
"prescribed class" means a class of specimens the description of which is entered in the register maintained under subsection (3);
"prescribed research" means scientific research the description of which is entered in the register maintained under subsection (5).

(2) The Minister may, on the recommendation of the Designated Authority, give the Designated Authority notice, in writing, that a class of specimens described in the notice, not being a class of specimens in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I of Schedule 2 or Part I of Schedule 3, is to be a prescribed class for the purposes of this section.

(3) The Designated Authority shall maintain a register containing a description of each class of specimens described in a notice which has been given to the Designated Authority under subsection (2).

(4) The Minister may inform the Designated Authority, by notice in writing, that scientific research described in the notice is to be prescribed research for the purposes of this section.

(5) The Designated Authority shall maintain a register containing descriptions of the scientific research notice of which has been given to the Designated Authority under subsection (4).

(6) A person may make an application to the Minister for an authority under this section to import specimens included in a specified prescribed class.

(7) An application under subsection (6) shall be made in accordance with the prescribed form, or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Minister.

(8) Subject to subsection (9), the Minister may, in the discretion of the Minister, give or refuse to give, an authority under this section to import specimens included in a particular prescribed class to a person who has made an application for the authority under subsection (6).

(9) The Minister shall not give an authority under subsection (8) to import specimens unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(a) the recipient of any specimens imported in accordance with the authority will be an approved institution in relation to a class of specimens that includes those specimens; and
(b) the specimens will be used for the purpose of prescribed research.

(10) An authority under this section:
(a) shall be in writing;
(b) comes into force on the day on which it is given; and
(c) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 12 months commencing on the day on which it is given or, if a lesser period is specified in the authority, that lesser period.

(11) Where a specimen to which an authority under this section applies is imported, the holder of the authority shall, within 7 days after the importation of the specimen, give the Designated Authority, or cause to be given to the Designated Authority, particulars in writing of that specimen.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 43
Authority to export or import for the purposes of travelling circuses etc.

SECT

43. (1) In this section, "exhibition" includes a zoo or menagerie.

(2) Where a person wishes to export a specimen, other than a live native Australian animal, the export of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by section 21, from Australia or from an external Territory for the purpose of the use of the specimen in a circus or an exhibition that is proposed to be, or has been, temporarily taken out of Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, that person may make an application to the Minister for an authority under this section to export that specimen for that purpose.

(3) Where a person wishes to import a specimen, other than a live native Australian animal, the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by section 22, into Australia or into an external Territory for the purpose of the use of the specimen in a circus or an exhibition that is proposed to be, or has been, temporarily brought into Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, that person may make an application to the Minister for an authority under this section to import that specimen for that purpose.

(4) An application under subsection (2) or (3) shall:
(a) be in writing;
(b) contain particulars of the specimen to which the application relates; and
(c) contain particulars of the purpose of the export or import of the specimen, as the case requires.

(5) Subject to subsection (6), the Minister may, in the Minister's discretion, give, or refuse to give, an authority under this section to a person who has made an application for the authority under subsection (2) or (3).

(6) The Minister shall not give an authority under this section to export or to import a specimen unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) that the specimen will be exported or imported, as the case may be, for the purpose specified in subsection (2) or (3), as the case may be;
(b) where the specimen is a live animal or a live plant, that:
(i) in the case of an authority to import - the proposed
recipient of the animal or plant is equipped to confine, and will confine, the animal or plant;
(ii) the proposed recipient of the animal or plant is
equipped to provide, and will provide, suitable care for the animal or plant; and
(iii) the animal or plant will be prepared and shipped
(including prepared and shipped for the subsequent re-importation or re-exportation, as the case may be) so that the risk of:
(A) injury to the animal or plant;
(B) adverse effect on the health of the animal or
plant; and
(C) in the case of an animal - cruel treatment of the
animal; is minimized; and
(c) except in the case of an authority to import a specimen not referred to in paragraph 22 (a), that:
(i) the specimen:
(A) in the case of an animal specimen - is, or is derived
from, a live animal that was bred in captivity; or
(B) in the case of a plant specimen - is, or is derived
from, a live plant that was artificially propagated; or
(ii) the specimen was acquired by the applicant:
(A) where the specimen is of a species that was included
in an Appendix to the Convention when the Convention entered into force - before the Convention entered into force;
(B) where the specimen is of a species that was first
included in an Appendix to the Convention after the Convention came into force and before the commencement of this Act - before the species was so included;
(C) where a preceding provision of this subparagraph does
not apply to the specimen and the specimen is of a kind to which section 21 or 22, as the case may be, applied on the commencement of this Act - before that commencement; or
(D) in any other case - before section 21 or 22, as the
case may be, commenced to apply to specimens of the kind of which the specimen is a kind.

(7) An authority under this section shall be in writing in the prescribed form or, if no form is prescribed, a form approved by the Minister.

(8) Without limiting the powers of the Minister under subsection 47 (1), an authority under this section to export or to import a specimen is subject to the condition that the holder of the authority will not, without reasonable excuse, fail to re-import or re-export the specimen, as the case may be, before the authority expires.

(9) An authority under this section:
(a) comes into force on the date on which it is given; and
(b) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 12 months commencing on the date on which it is given or, if another period is specified in the authority, that other period.

(10) For the purposes of this Act:
(a) an authority in force under this section to export a specimen from Australia or an external Territory is also an authority to re-import the specimen into Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, after its export in accordance with the authority; and
(b) an authority in force under this section to import a specimen into Australia or an external Territory is also an authority to re-export that specimen from Australia or that Territory, as the case may be, after its import in accordance with the authority.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 43A
Authority for Designated Authority to export or import specimens

SECT

43A. (1) The Designated Authority may make an application, in writing, to the Minister for an authority under this section to export or import a specimen.

(2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the Minister may give an authority under this section to the Designated Authority to export or import a specimen when the Designated Authority has made an application for the authority under subsection (1).

(3) The Minister shall not give an authority under this section to export a specimen unless the Minister is satisfied:
(a) that:
(i) the recipient of the specimen will be a relevant
authority of a country; and
(ii) the specimen will be used by that relevant authority
for the purpose of:
(A) the identification of a specimen; or
(B) education or training; or
(b) that:
(i) the specimen has been seized under this Act; and
(ii) the specimen will be used to facilitate investigations
outside Australia in relation to trade relating to wildlife.

(4) The Minister shall not give an authority under this section to import a specimen unless the Minister is satisfied that:
(a) the specimen will be used by the Designated Authority for the purposes of the identification of a specimen;
(b) that:
(i) the sender of the specimen will be a relevant authority
of a country; and
(ii) the specimen will be used for the purpose of education
or training;
(c) that the specimen was exported from Australia in contravention of this Act; or
(d) that the specimen will be used to facilitate investigations in Australia in relation to trade relating to wildlife.

(5) An authority under this section:
(a) shall be in writing;
(b) comes into force on the day on which it is given; and
(c) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 12 months commencing on the day on which it is given or, if a lesser period is specified in the authority, that lesser period.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 44
Authority to export or import in exceptional circumstances

SECT

44. (1) Where:
(a) the Minister is considering an application by a person for a permit or an authority to export or to import a specimen;
(b) under this Act, the Minister is precluded from granting that permit or giving that authority unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied in relation to a matter; and
(c) the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that, though the Designated Authority is not satisfied in relation to that matter, the Designated Authority is satisfied that:
(i) the export or import of the specimen, as the case may
be, would not be contrary to the object of this Act; and
(ii) exceptional circumstances exist that justify the
proposed export or import of the specimen;
the Minister may, in the Minister's discretion, give public notice:
(d) that the Minister is considering giving the person authority under this section to export or to import the specimen, as the case may be;
(e) setting out the conditions (if any) that the Minister would impose in accordance with section 47 in respect of that authority; and
(f) inviting interested persons to lodge with the Minister, not later than a date specified in the notice (not being a date earlier than 5 days after the last date of publication of the notice) and at a place specified in the notice, comments in writing on the desirability of the Minister giving that authority.

(2) Where:
(a) the Minister has given public notice under subsection (1) that the Minister is considering giving a person an authority under this section to export or to import a specimen; and
(b) the Minister has considered, and discussed with the Designated Authority, any comments lodged in response to that notice;
the Minister may, in the Minister's discretion, give, or refuse to give, an authority under this section to that person to export or to import the specimen, as the case may be.

(3) An authority under this section:
(a) shall be in writing;
(b) comes into force on the date on which it is given; and
(c) subject to section 46, remains in force for a period of 6 months commencing on the date on which it is given or, if a lesser period is specified in the authority, that lesser period.

(4) In subsection (1), a reference to public notice is a reference to a notice published:
(a) in the Gazette;
(b) in each State and internal Territory in a newspaper circulating generally in that State or Territory; and
(c) in each external Territory that the Minister considers appropriate (if any) in a newspaper circulating generally in that external Territory.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 6
Division 6 - Permits and Authorities

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 45
Permit or authority to be produced

SECT

45. (1) For the purposes of this Act, where the holder of a permit or an authority (other than an authority under section 41) to export a specimen exports that specimen, he or she shall not be taken to have exported that specimen in accordance with that permit or authority unless, before exporting the specimen, he or she:
(a) produced the permit or authority, or caused the permit or authority to be produced, to:
(i) where the export is from Australia - an officer of
Customs; or
(ii) where the export is from an external Territory - an
inspector;
doing duty in relation to the export of the specimen; or
(b) received written notice from the Designated Authority authorising the export of the specimen without the production of the permit or authority.

(1A) The Designated Authority must not give the notice referred to in paragraph (1) (b) unless he or she:
(a) is satisfied that the production of the permit or authority is impracticable; and
(b) endorses a copy of the permit or authority to show that the notice is being given; and
(c) makes that copy available to an officer of Customs, or an inspector, doing duty in relation to the export of the specimen.

(2) Subject to section 56A, for the purposes of this Act, where the holder of a permit or an authority (other than an authority under section 41) to import a specimen imports that specimen, he or she shall not be taken to have imported that specimen in accordance with that permit or authority unless, before, or within a reasonable time after, importing the specimen, he or she produced the permit or authority, or caused the permit or authority to be produced, to:
(a) where the import is into Australia - an officer of Customs; or
(b) where the import is into an external Territory - an inspector;
doing duty in relation to the import of the specimen.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 46
Revocation etc. of permits and authorities

SECT

46. (1) The Minister may, at any time, by notice in writing served on the holder of a permit or an authority, vary or revoke the permit or authority where, after consultation with the Designated Authority, the Minister is satisfied that:
(a) a provision of this Act relating to the permit or authority, or a condition imposed in respect of the permit or authority, has been contravened; or
(b) it is necessary or expedient to do so for the furtherance of the object of this Act.

(2) The Minister may, at any time, by notice in writing served on the holder of a permit or an authority, suspend the permit or authority where, after consultation with the Designated Authority, the Minister believes on reasonable grounds that:
(a) a provision of this Act relating to the permit or authority, or a condition imposed in respect of the permit or authority, has been contravened; or
(b) it is necessary or expedient to do so for the furtherance of the object of this Act.

(3) A suspension of a permit or an authority may be of indefinite duration or for a period specified in the notice.

(4) The suspension of a permit or an authority is not affected by any proceedings for an offence in relation to the permit or authority (including any appeal) or by the termination of any such proceedings.

(5) During the period of suspension of a permit or an authority, the permit or authority has no force or effect, but the period of currency of the permit or authority continues to run.

(6) The suspension of a permit or an authority does not prevent its revocation.

(7) The variation, revocation or suspension of a permit or an authority takes effect when notice of the variation, revocation or suspension, as the case may be, is served on the holder of the permit or authority or on such later date (if any) as is specified in the notice.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 47
Conditions in respect of permits and authorities

SECT

47. (1) The Minister may, when granting a permit or giving an authority or at any time while a permit or an authority is in force, impose conditions in respect of the permit or authority and may, at any time, revoke, suspend or vary, or cancel a suspension of, a condition so imposed.

(2) A condition imposed in respect of a permit or an authority, or a revocation, suspension or variation, or a cancellation of a suspension, of such a condition, takes effect when notice of the condition or of the revocation, suspension or variation or of the cancellation of the suspension is served on the holder of the permit or authority or on such later date (if any) as is specified in the notice.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 48
Compliance with conditions of permit or authority

SECT

48. The holder of a permit or an authority who contravenes, or fails to comply with, a condition imposed under subsection 47 (1) in respect of the permit or authority or, in the case of an authority under section 43, the condition to which the authority is subject under subsection 43 (8), is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding:
(a) if the person is a natural person - $10,000; or
(b) if the person is a body corporate - $20,000.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 49
Applications to Minister to vary operation of permits or
authorities

SECT

49. (1) The holder of a permit or an authority may make application to the Minister for the revocation or variation of a condition imposed under subsection 47 (1) in respect of the permit or authority.

(2) The holder of a permit or an authority that is suspended may make application to the Minister for the cancellation of that suspension.

(3) The Minister shall, within 60 days after the receipt of an application under subsection (1) or (2):
(a) if, after consultation with the Designated Authority, the Minister is satisfied that the application should be granted:
(i) revoke the condition;
(ii) vary the condition in accordance with the application;
or
(iii) cancel the suspension of the permit or authority;
as the case may be; or
(b) if, after consultation with the Designated Authority, the Minister is not so satisfied - refuse to grant the application.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 50
Conditions relating to imported animals

SECT

50. (1) Without limiting the powers of the Minister under subsection 47 (1), a permit or an authority to import a live animal is subject to the condition that the holder of the permit or authority will not, without the approval in writing of the Designated Authority:
(a) sell or otherwise dispose of that animal, or any progeny of that animal, to another person;
(b) release that animal, or any progeny of that animal, from captivity; or
(c) where that animal, or any progeny of that animal, dies - bury, cremate, sell or otherwise dispose of the body, or any part of the body, of the dead animal.

(2) The Designated Authority shall not, for the purposes of subsection (1), approve of the sale or other disposal of a live animal to a person if the keeping of the animal by that person would be contrary to a law of a State or of a Territory.

(3) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), a person shall, for the purposes of that subsection, be taken to have released an animal from captivity if that animal has escaped from captivity and that person allowed the animal so to escape or failed to take all reasonable measures to prevent the animal from so escaping.

(4) The holder of a permit or an authority who contravenes, or fails to comply with, a condition to which the permit or authority is subject by virtue of this section is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding $100,000.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 51
Conditions relating to imported plants

SECT

51. (1) Without limiting the powers of the Minister under subsection 47 (1), a permit or an authority to import a live plant that is not specified in Schedule 5 or 6 is subject to the condition that the holder of the permit or authority will not, without the approval in writing of the Designated Authority:
(a) sell or otherwise dispose of that plant, or any progeny of that plant, to another person;
(b) plant or sow that plant, or any progeny of that plant, so that that plant or any progeny of that plant would be in, or could spread to, a place that is not under the control of the holder; or
(c) where that plant, or any progeny of that plant, dies - bury, burn, sell or otherwise dispose of the plant or any part of the plant.

(2) The Designated Authority shall not, for the purposes of subsection (1), approve of the sale or other disposal of a live plant to a person if the keeping of the plant by that person would be contrary to a law of a State or of a Territory.

(3) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), a person shall, for the purposes of that subsection, be taken to have planted or sown a plant if that plant was planted or sown (including sown without human intervention) and that person allowed the plant to be so planted or sown or failed to take all reasonable measures to prevent the plant from being so planted or sown.

(4) The holder of a permit or an authority who contravenes or fails to comply with, a condition to which the permit or authority is subject by virtue of this section is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding $100,000.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - DIVISION 7
Division 7 - Miscellaneous

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 52
Matters published in Gazette

SECT

52. (1) The Minister shall, from time to time, as soon as it is practicable to do so, cause to be published in the Gazette particulars of:
(b) permits granted or authorities given;
(c) refusals to grant permits or to give authorities; and
(d) specimens exported or imported in accordance with permits or authorities.

(2) Where, in accordance with subsection (1), particulars of permits granted, or of refusals to grant permits, are published in the Gazette, those particulars shall, unless all the permits, or, in the case of refusals, the relevant applications, relate to specimens specified in Part I of Schedule 3, be accompanied by a statement to the effect that, subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for the review of a decision of the Minister to grant, or refuse to grant, a permit, other than a permit to export, or a permit to import, a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3, by or on behalf of the person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision.

(3) Where, in accordance with subsection (1), particulars of authorities given, or of refusals to give authorities, under section 42 or 43 are published in the Gazette, those particulars shall be accompanied by a statement to the effect that, subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for the review of a decision of the Minister to give, or refuse to give, an authority under section 42 or 43 by or on behalf of the person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 53
Possession of illegally imported specimens

SECT

53. (1) A person who:
(a) without reasonable excuse (proof of which lies upon the person) has in his or her possession, whether on board any vessel or aircraft or otherwise, any specimen that has been imported in contravention of this Act; or
(b) without reasonable excuse (proof of which lies upon the person) has in his or her possession any specimen that he knows, or has reasonable grounds for suspecting, has been imported in contravention of this Act;
is guilty of an offence.

(2) On the prosecution of a person for an offence against subsection (1), being an offence to which paragraph (1) (a) applies, it is a defence if the person proves that he or she did not know, and had no reasonable grounds for knowing or suspecting, that the specimen in the person's possession had been imported in contravention of this Act.

(3) On the prosecution of a person for an offence against subsection (1), being an offence to which paragraph (1) (b) applies, it is a defence if the person proves that the specimen was not imported in contravention of this Act.

(4) Any defence for which provision is made under subsection (2) or (3) in relation to an offence does not limit any defence otherwise available to the person charged.

(5) A person who is guilty of an offence against subsection (1) is punishable upon conviction by a fine not exceeding $100,000 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 5 years.

(6) This section does not prevent any person from being proceeded against for an offence against any other section of this Act, but the person is not liable to be punished twice in respect of any one offence.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 54
Specimens in personal effects of visitors to Australia

SECT

54. (1) Where:
(a) a person, other than a person who permanently resides, or intends permanently to reside, in Australia, has arrived in Australia;
(b) the personal effects or household goods brought to Australia by that person include a specimen the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by this Act; and
(ba) the person disclosed the existence of the specimen to an inspector before, or as soon as practicable after, arriving in Australia;
that person may:
(c) surrender the specimen to an inspector;
(d) state to the inspector his or her full name, an address at which he or she may be contacted and his or her permanent address outside Australia; and
(e) inform the inspector of the date on which he or she proposes to depart from Australia;
and the person shall, for the purposes of this Act, be taken not to have imported that specimen.

(2) Where a person complies with subsection (1) in relation to a specimen, the inspector shall:
(a) give that person a notice in writing:
(i) setting out the name of, and the address at which that
person may be contacted given by, that person;
(ii) identifying the specimen;
(iii) specifying the date on which, and the port or
airport at which, the specimen was surrendered;
(iv) setting out the date on which that person proposes to
depart from Australia;
(v) setting out adequate particulars of the provisions of
subsections (3) to (8) (inclusive) of this section and of section 56A; and
(vi) specifying the address of the Designated Authority to
which notifications for the purposes of subsection (3) may be sent; and
(b) take the specimen, or cause the specimen to be taken, to a place approved by the Minister for the storage of specimens surrendered under subsection (1).

(3) Where a person who has complied with subsection (1) changes the date on which he or she proposes to depart from Australia, he or she may notify the Designated Authority in writing of the change.

(4) Subject to subsections (5), (7) and (8) of this section and to section 56A, where a person has complied with subsection (1) in relation to a specimen, the Designated Authority shall take all reasonable steps to enable that person to take the specimen with him or her if and when that person leaves Australia from the port or airport at which that person surrendered the specimen on the date specified in relation to the specimen under paragraph (1) (e) or notified by that person under subsection (3), as the case requires.

(5) Subject to subsection (8) of this section and to section 56A, a person who has complied with subsection (1) in relation to a specimen may, within 3 months after the surrender of the specimen, make arrangements with the Designated Authority for the consignment, at the expense of that person, of the specimen to a place outside Australia, and the Designated Authority shall take all reasonable steps to enable the specimen to be consigned in accordance with those arrangements.

(6) For the purposes of this Act, where a specimen surrendered by a person under subsection (1) leaves Australia with that person or in accordance with arrangements referred to in subsection (5), that leaving by the specimen shall be taken not to constitute the export of the specimen.

(7) Subject to section 56A, where:
(a) a person has surrendered a specimen in compliance with this section; and
(b) the specimen has not been released in accordance with this section during the period of 12 months commencing on the date on which the specimen was surrendered or the period of 3 months commencing on the date specified in relation to the specimen under paragraph (1) (e), whichever expires first;
that specimen is, on the expiration of that period, forfeited to the Commonwealth and, subject to subsection (9), may be disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Designated Authority.

(8) A specimen that has been surrendered by a person in accordance with this section shall not be released unless and until that person has paid all costs incurred by the Commonwealth in relation to the custody of the specimen (including any costs of transporting the specimen), being costs particulars of which have been given to the person in a prescribed manner or, if no manner is prescribed, a manner approved by the Minister.

(9) A specimen shall not be disposed of under subsection (7) in any way that could result in the specimen becoming an object of trade.

(11) In this section, "Australia" includes:
(a) Norfolk Island;
(b) the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands; or
(c) the Territory of Christmas Island.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 55
Specimens in personal effects of intending residents of Australia

SECT

55. (1) Where:
(a) a person who intends to reside permanently in Australia has arrived in Australia;
(b) the personal effects or household goods brought to Australia by that person include a specimen the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by this Act; and
(ba) the person disclosed the existence of the specimen to an inspector before, or as soon as practicable after, arriving in Australia;
that person may:
(c) surrender the specimen to an inspector; and
(d) state to the inspector his or her full name and an address at which he or she may be contacted;
and that person shall, for the purposes of this Act, be taken not to have imported that specimen.

(2) Where a person complies with subsection (1) in relation to a specimen, the inspector shall:
(a) give that person a notice in writing:
(i) setting out the name of, and the address given by, that
person;
(ii) identifying the specimen;
(iii) specifying the date on which, and the port or
airport at which, the specimen was surrendered; and
(iv) setting out adequate particulars of the provisions of
subsections (3), (4), (5) and (6) of this section and of section 56A; and
(b) take the specimen, or cause the specimen to be taken, to a place approved by the Minister for the storage of specimens surrendered under subsection (1).

(3) Subject to subsection (6) of this section and to section 56A, a person who has complied with subsection (1) in relation to a specimen may, within 3 months after the surrender of the specimen, make arrangements with the Designated Authority for the consignment, at the expense of that person, of the specimen to a place outside Australia, and the Designated Authority shall take all reasonable steps to enable the specimen to be consigned in accordance with those arrangements.

(4) For the purposes of this Act, where a specimen surrendered by a person under subsection (1) leaves Australia in accordance with arrangements referred to in subsection (3), that leaving by the specimen shall be taken not to constitute the export of the specimen.

(5) Subject to section 56A, where:
(a) a person has surrendered a specimen in compliance with this section; and
(b) arrangements referred to in subsection (3) have not been made within 3 months after the surrender of the specimen;
the specimen is, at the expiration of that period, forfeited to the Commonwealth and, subject to subsection (7), may be disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Designated Authority.

(6) A specimen that has been surrendered by a person in accordance with this section shall not be released unless and until that person has paid all costs incurred by the Commonwealth in relation to the custody of the specimen (including any costs of transporting the specimen), being costs particulars of which have been given to the person in a prescribed manner or, if no manner is prescribed, a manner approved by the Minister.

(7) A specimen shall not be disposed of under subsection (5) in any way that could result in the specimen becoming an object of trade.

(9) In this section, "Australia" has the same meaning as it has in section 54.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 56
Specimens in personal effects of residents of Australia

SECT

56. (1) Where:
(a) a person who resides permanently in Australia has arrived back in Australia;
(b) the personal effects or household goods brought to Australia by that person include a specimen the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by this Act; and
(ba) the person disclosed the existence of the specimen to an inspector before, or as soon as practicable after, arriving in Australia;
that person may surrender the specimen to an inspector, and that person shall, for the purposes of this Act, be taken not to have imported that specimen.

(1A) Where a person complies with subsection (1) in relation to a specimen, the inspector shall:
(a) give that person a notice in writing:
(i) setting out the name of, and the address given by, that
person;
(ii) identifying the specimen;
(iii) specifying the date on which, and the port or
airport at which, the specimen was surrendered; and
(iv) setting out adequate particulars of the provisions of
subsection (2) of this section and of section 56A; and
(b) take the specimen, or cause the specimen to be taken, to a place approved by the Minister for the storage of specimens surrendered under subsection (1).

(2) Subject to section 56A, a specimen surrendered by a person in accordance with subsection (1) is, at the expiration of the period of one month commencing on the day of the surrender of the specimen, forfeited to the Commonwealth and, subject to subsection (3), may be disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Designated Authority.

(3) A specimen shall not be disposed of under subsection (2) in any way that could result in the specimen becoming an object of trade.

(5) In this section, "Australia" has the same meaning as it has in section 54.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 56A
Release of surrendered specimens

SECT

56A. (1) Subject to this section, where a specimen, other than a live animal, is in the custody of the Commonwealth because it has been surrendered by a person under section 54, 55 or 56, not being a specimen that has been forfeited to the Commonwealth, an application may be made by that person under section 23 for the grant of a permit to import the specimen.

(2) An application by virtue of subsection (1) in respect of a specimen may be made and dealt with, and a permit to import the specimen may be granted because of the application, as if:
(a) the specimen had not been imported; and
(b) the specimen were proposed to be imported from the country from which it was imported.

(3) The Minister shall not grant a permit pursuant to an application made by virtue of subsection (1) in respect of a specimen unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied:
(a) where the specimen is an animal specimen, that:
(i) the specimen:
(A) is derived from a live animal that was bred in
captivity; or
(B) is, or is derived from, an animal specimen that was
taken in accordance with an approved management program;
(ii) the country from which the specimen was imported has a
relevant authority; and
(iii) a permit or certificate authorising the export of the
specimen from that country was given by a relevant authority of that country before the export;
(b) where the specimen is a plant specimen, that:
(i) the specimen is, or is derived from:
(A) a live plant that was artificially propagated; or
(B) a plant specimen that was taken in accordance with an
approved management program;
(ii) the country from which the specimen was imported has a
relevant authority; and
(iii) a permit or certificate authorising the export of the
specimen from that country was given by a relevant authority of that country before the export;
(c) that:
(i) the country from which the specimen was imported has a
relevant authority; and
(ii) a relevant authority of the country issued a
certificate under paragraph 2 of Article VII of the Convention in respect of the specimen before the export of the specimen from that country; or
(d) that:
(i) the country from which the specimen was imported is a
country for which the Convention has entered into force;
(ii) the export of the specimen from that country was not
contrary to the laws of that country or of any part of that country; and
(iii) the specimen was acquired by the applicant:
(A) where the specimen is of a species that was included
in an Appendix to the Convention when the Convention entered into force - before the Convention entered into force;
(B) where the specimen is of a species that was first
included in an Appendix to the Convention after the Convention came into force and before the commencement of this Act - before the species was so included;
(C) where a preceding provision of this subparagraph does
not apply to the specimen and the specimen is of a kind to which section 22 applied on the commencement of this Act - before that commencement; or
(D) in any other case - before section 22 commenced to
apply to specimens of the kind of which the specimen is a kind.

(4) Subject to subsections 54 (8) and 55 (6) and to subsection (6), where:
(a) a permit to import a specimen has been granted because of an application made by virtue of subsection (1); and
(b) the holder of the permit produces the permit to an inspector doing duty in relation to the custody of the specimen;
an inspector shall release the specimen to the holder of the permit.

(5) Where a specimen is released to a person in accordance with subsection (4), the specimen shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been imported by the person in accordance with the permit at the time at which it was released.

(6) A specimen surrendered under section 56 shall not be released in accordance with subsection (4) unless and until the person who surrendered the specimen has paid all costs incurred by the Commonwealth in relation to the custody of the specimen (including any costs of transporting the specimen), being costs particulars of which have been given to the person in a prescribed manner, or if no manner is prescribed, a manner approved by the Minister.

(7) Where:
(a) an application has been made by virtue of subsection (1) in respect of a specimen; and
(b) the period specified in subsection 54 (7), 55 (5) or 56 (2), as the case requires, at the end of which, but for this subsection, the specimen would be forfeited to the Commonwealth expires while the application is under consideration or after a permit to import the specimen has been granted;
the specimen is not forfeited to the Commonwealth because of subsection 54 (7), 55 (5) or 56 (2), as the case requires.

(8) Where:
(a) an application made by virtue of subsection (1) in respect of a specimen is withdrawn or finally disposed of without the issue of a permit to import the specimen; and
(b) but for subsection (7), the specimen would have been forfeited to the Commonwealth;
the specimen is forfeited to the Commonwealth and, subject to subsection (10), may be disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Designated Authority.

(9) Where:
(a) a permit to import a specimen has been granted because of an application made by virtue of subsection (1);
(b) but for subsection (7), the specimen would have been forfeited to the Commonwealth; and
(c) the specimen is not released in accordance with subsection (4) within one month after the grant of the permit;
the specimen is forfeited to the Commonwealth and, subject to subsection (10), may be disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Designated Authority.

(10) A specimen shall not be disposed of under subsection (8) or (9) in any way that could result in the specimen becoming an object of trade.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 57
Uncertainty regarding specimen

SECT

57. (1) In this section, "prescribed specimen" means a specimen that the Minister, the Designated Authority or an inspector believes on reasonable grounds:
(a) has been exported;
(b) has been imported;
(c) is proposed to be exported; or
(d) is proposed to be imported.

(2) An inspector may ask any person who the inspector believes on reasonable grounds has information in respect of a prescribed specimen any question regarding the nature or origin of the specimen.

(3) Where:
(a) an inspector has asked a person a question in accordance with subsection (2) in respect of a prescribed specimen; and
(b) that person has not answered that question or has not answered that question to the satisfaction of the inspector;
the inspector may seize the specimen and retain it until:
(c) that person answers that question or answers that question to the satisfaction of the inspector, as the case may be;
(d) the inspector becomes satisfied as to the nature or origin of the specimen;
(e) the Designated Authority becomes satisfied as to the nature and origin of the specimen and informs the inspector that the Designated Authority is satisfied as to those matters;
(f) the Minister makes a declaration under subsection (5) in relation to the specimen; or
(g) a period of 60 days from the date on which the specimen was seized expires;
whichever occurs first.

(4) Where an inspector seizes a prescribed specimen under subsection (3), the inspector shall, as soon as it is practicable to do so, give the Designated Authority particulars of the seizure and of the reasons for the seizure.

(5) Where the Minister is advised by the Designated Authority that the Designated Authority is not satisfied as to the nature or origin of a prescribed specimen, the Minister may, by writing signed by the Minister, declare that, for the purposes of this Act, the specimen shall be taken to be a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 1, and that declaration has effect accordingly.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - PART III
PART III - ADMINISTRATION

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 58
Appointment of inspectors

SECT

58. The Minister may, by instrument in writing, appoint a person as an inspector.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 59
Inspectors ex officio

SECT

59. By force of this section:
(a) any officer of Customs;
(b) any member of the Australian Federal Police; and
(c) any member of the police force of an external Territory;
is an inspector.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 60
Arrangements for State and Territory officers to be inspectors

SECT

60. (1) The Minister may enter into an arrangement with the appropriate Minister of the Crown of a State for:
(a) officers or employees of the Public Service of the State or of an authority of the State (including a local government body); or
(b) members of the police force of the State;
to be inspectors, and that arrangement has effect accordingly.

(2) The Minister may enter into an arrangement with the appropriate person holding an office referred to in section 34 of the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 for:
(a) officers or employees of the Public Service of the Northern Territory or of an authority of the Northern Territory (including a local government body); or
(b) members of the police force of the Northern Territory;
to be inspectors, and that arrangement has effect accordingly.

(3) The Minister may enter into an arrangement with the appropriate person holding an office under section 13 of the Norfolk Island Act 1979 for persons appointed or employed under an enactment referred to in section 61 of that Act to be inspectors, and that arrangement has effect accordingly.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 61
Identity cards

SECT

61. (1) The Minister may cause to be issued to an inspector, other than a member of a police force or an officer of Customs, an identity card in a form approved by the Minister.

(2) Where a person in possession of an identity card issued to him or her under subsection (1) ceases to be an inspector, that person shall forthwith return the identity card to the Minister.
Penalty: $100.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 62
Boarding of vessels etc. by inspectors

SECT

62. (1) This section applies to:
(a) any Australian vessel, Australian aircraft or Australian platform;
(b) any vehicle, vessel or aircraft that is in Australia or an external Territory;
(c) any vessel, or any aircraft capable of landing on water, that is in Australian waters; and
(d) any aircraft that is over Australia, an external Territory or Australian waters.

(2) An inspector may, with such assistance as he or she thinks necessary, board any vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform to which this section applies for the purpose of exercising, and may exercise, the functions of an inspector in accordance with section 64 if he or she believes on reasonable grounds that there is in, or on, that vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform:
(a) any specimen that has been, or is proposed to be, exported or imported in contravention of this Act; or
(b) any goods that may afford evidence as to the commission of an offence against this Act;
and, in the case of a vehicle, vessel or aircraft, may, for that purpose, stop and detain that vehicle, vessel or aircraft.

(3) An inspector may require any person on board a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform to which this section applies whom the inspector finds committing, or whom the inspector suspects on reasonable grounds of having committed, an offence against this Act to state that person's full name and usual place of residence.

(4) Where an inspector or the person in command of a Commonwealth ship or of a Commonwealth aircraft believes on reasonable grounds that a vessel to which this section applies and which is in Australian waters has been used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act, he or she may bring, or, by means of an international signal code or other internationally recognized means of communication with a vessel, require the person in charge of the vessel to bring, the vessel to the nearest port in Australia or an external Territory to which it is safe and practicable to bring the vessel.

(5) Where an inspector or the person in command of a Commonwealth ship or of a Commonwealth aircraft believes on reasonable grounds that an aircraft to which this section applies and which is over Australia or over or in Australian waters has been used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act, he or she may, by means of an international signal code or other internationally recognized means of communication with an aircraft, require the person in charge of the aircraft to bring the aircraft to the nearest airport in Australia or an external Territory to which it is safe and practicable to bring the aircraft.

(6) An inspector may, for the purposes of this Act, require the person in charge of a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform to which this section applies to give information concerning the vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform and its crew and any other person on board the vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform.

(7) Where an inspector (other than a member of a police force, or an officer of Customs, who is in uniform) boards a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform to which this section applies, the inspector shall:
(a) in the case of a member of a police force - produce, for inspection by the person in charge of that vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform, written evidence of the fact that he or she is a member of that police force;
(b) in the case of an officer of Customs - produce, for inspection by the person in charge of that vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform, written evidence of the fact that he or she is an officer of Customs; or
(c) in any other case - produce his or her identity card for inspection by that person;
and, if he fails to do so, the inspector is not authorized to remain, or to require any person assisting the inspector to remain, on board that vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform or to detain that vehicle, vessel or aircraft.

(8) Where an inspector (other than a member of a police force, or an officer of Customs, who is in uniform) makes a requirement of a person under this section, the inspector, unless it is impracticable to do so, shall:
(a) in the case of a member of a police force - produce, for inspection by that person, written evidence of the fact that he or she is a member of that police force;
(b) in the case of an officer of Customs - produce, for inspection by that person, written evidence of the fact that he or she is an officer of Customs; or
(c) in any other case - produce his or her identity card for inspection by that person;
and, if the inspector fails to do so, that person is not obliged to comply with the requirement.

(9) A person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a requirement made of the person by an inspector under this section or by the person in command of a Commonwealth ship or a Commonwealth aircraft under subsection (4) or (5) is guilty of an offence punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $2,000.

(10) In this section, unless the contrary intention appears:
"Australian aircraft" means an aircraft that:
(a) is owned by:
(i) the Commonwealth or an authority of the Commonwealth;
(ii) a State or an authority of a State;
(iii) the Northern Territory or an authority of the Northern
Territory; or
(iv) the Administration of Norfolk Island; or
(b) is registered in Australia;
"Australian platform" means a platform that:
(a) is fixed to the continental shelf of Australia or of an external Territory or to the sea-bed beneath Australian waters; or
(b) is otherwise operating in that part of the sea above the continental shelf of Australia or of an external Territory or in Australian waters;
"Australian vessel" means a vessel that:
(a) is owned by:
(i) the Commonwealth or an authority of the Commonwealth;
(ii) a State or an Authority of a State;
(iii) the Northern Territory or an authority of the Northern
Territory; or
(iv) the Administration of Norfolk Island; or
(b) is registered in Australia or flying the Australian flag;
"Australian waters" means:
(a) the waters adjacent to Australia and having as their inner limits the baselines by reference to which the territorial limits of Australia are defined for the purposes of international law and as their outer limits lines seaward from those inner limits every point on each of which is distant 12 nautical miles from the point on one of those baselines that is nearest to the first-mentioned point; and
(b) the waters adjacent to each external Territory and having as their inner limits the baselines by reference to which the territorial limits of that Territory are defined for the purposes of international law and as their outer limits lines seaward from those inner limits every point on each of which is distant 12 nautical miles from the point on one of those baselines that is nearest to the first-mentioned point;
"Commonwealth aircraft" means an aircraft in the service of the Commonwealth on which the prescribed ensign or prescribed insignia of the aircraft is or are displayed;
"Commonwealth ship" means a ship in the service of the Commonwealth on which the prescribed ensign of the ship is flying;
"goods" includes documents but does not include any specimen or any article to which subsection 4 (2) applies.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 63
Access to premises

SECT

63. (1) An inspector may, with the consent of the occupier of any premises, enter the premises for the purpose of exercising the functions of an inspector in accordance with section 64.

(2) Where an inspector has reason to believe that there is on premises:
(a) any specimen that is proposed to be exported, or that has been imported, in contravention of this Act; or
(b) any goods that may afford evidence as to the commission of an offence against this Act;
the inspector may make application to a Justice of the Peace for a warrant authorizing the inspector to enter the premises for the purpose of exercising the functions of an inspector in accordance with section 64.

(3) If, on an application under subsection (2), the Justice of the Peace is satisfied, by information on oath or affirmation:
(a) that there is reasonable ground for believing that there is on the premises to which the application relates:
(i) any specimen that is proposed to be exported, or
that has been imported, in contravention of this Act; or
(ii) any goods that may afford evidence as to the commission
of an offence against this Act; and
(b) that the issue of the warrant is reasonably required for the purposes of this Act;
the Justice of the Peace may grant a warrant authorizing the inspector, with such assistance as the inspector thinks necessary, to enter the premises, during such hours of the day or night as the warrant specifies or, if the warrant so specifies, at any time, if necessary by force, for the purpose of exercising the functions of an inspector in accordance with section 64.

(4) A warrant under subsection (3) shall specify a date after which the warrant ceases to have effect.

(5) Where an inspector has entered any premises in pursuance of subsection (1) or in pursuance of a warrant granted under subsection (3), he or she may exercise the functions of an inspector in accordance with section 64.

(6) In this section:
"goods" includes documents but does not include any specimen or any article to which subsection 4 (2) applies.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 64
Functions of inspectors

SECT

64. (1) The functions of an inspector who boards a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform under section 62 or enters premises under section 63 are:
(a) to search the vehicle, vessel, aircraft, platform or premises, as the case may be;
(b) to inspect, take extracts from, and make copies of, any document that relates to the export or import of any prescribed specimen; and
(c) to inspect, and take samples of, any prescribed specimen.

(2) For the purposes of carrying out any functions under subsection (1), an inspector may break open any hold or compartment, or any container or other receptacle (including any place that could be used as a receptacle), on a vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform or on any premises.

(3) In this section, "prescribed specimen" means a specimen that is, or that an inspector believes on reasonable grounds is, a specimen the export or the import of which, otherwise than in accordance with a permit or an authority, is prohibited by this Act.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 65
Powers of arrest of inspectors

SECT

65. (1) An inspector may, without warrant, arrest any person, if the inspector believes on reasonable grounds that:
(a) the person is committing or has committed an offence against this Act; and
(b) proceedings against the person by summons would not be effective.

(2) Where an inspector (other than a member of a police force, or an officer of Customs, who is in uniform) arrests a person under subsection (1), the inspector shall:
(a) in the case of a member of a police force - produce, for inspection by that person, written evidence of the fact that he or she is a member of that police force;
(b) in the case of an officer of Customs - produce, for inspection by that person, written evidence of the fact that he or she is an officer of Customs; or
(c) in any other case - produce his or her identity card for inspection by that person.

(3) Where a person is arrested under subsection (1), an inspector shall without unreasonable delay bring the person, or cause the person to be brought, before a Justice of the Peace or other proper authority to be dealt with in accordance with law.

(4) Nothing in this section prevents the arrest of a person in accordance with any other law.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 66
Persons to assist inspectors

SECT

66. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the owner, or person in charge, of any vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform boarded by an inspector under section 62, or of any premises entered by an inspector under section 63, shall, if requested by an inspector to do so, provide reasonable assistance to the inspector in the performance of the functions, or carrying out of the duties, or the exercise of the powers, of the inspector under this Act in relation to that vehicle, vessel, aircraft or platform or those premises.
Penalty: $2,000 or imprisonment for 12 months, or both.

(2) Where an inspector (other than a member of a police force, or an officer of Customs, who is in uniform) makes a request of a person under this section, the inspector shall:
(a) in the case of a member of a police force - produce, for inspection by that person, written evidence of the fact that he or she is a member of that police force;
(b) in the case of an officer of Customs - produce, for inspection by that person, written evidence of the fact that he or she is an officer of Customs; or
(c) in any other case - produce his or her identity card for inspection by that person;
and, if the inspector fails to do so, that person is not obliged to comply with the request.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 67
Power to search baggage etc.

SECT

67. (1) An inspector may examine any goods that are to be, are being, or have been, taken on or off a prescribed vessel or any goods that the inspector believes, on reasonable grounds, to be such goods.

(2) An inspector may ask a person who owns, is carrying or is otherwise associated with, or appears to the inspector to be associated with, goods that the inspector is examining or entitled to examine under subsection (1) any question in respect of the goods.

(3) A person shall not, without reasonable excuse, refuse or fail to answer a question put to the person under subsection (2).
Penalty: $2,000.

(4) In this section:
"baggage", in relation to a prescribed vessel, includes any parcel or other goods that a passenger or member of the crew of the vessel has had with him or her on the vessel;
"examine" includes:
(a) in relation to goods that are baggage, open and search the baggage; and
(b) in relation to goods in a container, open and search the container;
"goods" includes a specimen and baggage;
"member of the crew" includes:
(a) in relation to a ship - the master, a mate or an engineer of the ship; and
(b) in relation to an aircraft - the pilot of the aircraft;
"prescribed vessel" means:
(a) a ship that voyages between:
(i) a place in Australia and a place outside Australia; or
(ii) a place in an external Territory and a place outside
that Territory; or
(b) an aircraft that flies between:
(i) a place in Australia and a place outside Australia; or
(ii) a place in an external Territory and a place outside
that Territory.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 68
Obstruction of inspectors

SECT

68. A person shall not, without reasonable excuse, obstruct or hinder an inspector in the exercise of the inspector's powers under this Act.
Penalty: $2,000 or imprisonment for 12 months, or both.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 69
Seizure and forfeiture of specimens

SECT

69. (1) Where a court convicts a person of an offence against this Act or the regulations, the court may order the forfeiture to the Commonwealth of any specimen (including a specimen that has been seized under subsection (2)) used or otherwise involved in the commission of the offence.

(2) An inspector may seize any specimen that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds has been used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations and may retain the specimen until the expiration of a period of 60 days after the seizure, or, if:
(a) proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations in the commission of which the specimen may have been used or otherwise involved are instituted within that period; or
(b) an action referred to in subsection (5) is brought in relation to the specimen;
until those proceedings, that action, or those proceedings and that action, as the case requires, is or are terminated.

(3) Subject to subsection (4), where a specimen is seized by an inspector under subsection (2), the inspector shall, as soon as is practicable, serve on the owner of the specimen or the person who had possession, custody or control of the specimen immediately before it was seized a notice in writing:
(a) identifying the specimen;
(b) stating that it has been seized under subsection 69 (2) and specifying the reason for the seizure; and
(c) setting out the terms of subsection (5).

(4) An inspector is not required to serve a notice under subsection (3) in relation to a specimen if:
(a) after making such inquiries as the inspector thinks appropriate, the inspector does not, within 20 days after the specimen was seized, have sufficient information to enable him or her to serve the notice; or
(b) the Minister is required to serve a notice under subsection 70 (2).

(5) Where a specimen is seized under subsection (2), the owner of the specimen may, within 30 days after the seizure, or, where a notice is served under subsection (3) in relation to the specimen, within 30 days after the service, bring an action against the Commonwealth in a court of competent jurisdiction for the delivery of the specimen to him or her on the ground that the specimen was not used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations, and:
(a) where the owner of the specimen does so:
(i) if the court finds that the specimen was used or
otherwise involved in the commission of the offence - the court shall order the specimen to be forfeited to the Commonwealth; or
(ii) if the action is discontinued by the owner otherwise
than by reason that the specimen has been delivered to him or her, forfeited to the Commonwealth or disposed of under subsection 70 (1) - the specimen is forfeited to the Commonwealth; or
(b) where the owner of the specimen does not do so and, within the period of 60 days after the seizure, none of the following events occurs:
(i) proceedings are instituted for an offence against this
Act or the regulations in the commission of which the specimen is alleged to have been used or otherwise involved;
(ii) the specimen is delivered to the owner;
(iii) the specimen is disposed of under subsection 70 (1);
the specimen is forfeited to the Commonwealth.

(6) In any action in a court brought under subsection (5), the court may find that a person committed an offence if, and only if:
(a) in the case of a person who has been tried for the offence - the person has been convicted of the offence; or
(b) in any other case - the court is satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the person committed the offence.

(7) A specimen forfeited to the Commonwealth by virtue of this section becomes the property of the Commonwealth and, subject to subsection (8), shall be dealt with and disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Minister.

(8) A specimen shall not be dealt with under this section in any way that could result in the specimen becoming an object of trade.

(9) Where a person has been convicted of an offence in which a specimen that has been seized under subsection (2) was used, any costs in relation to the custody of the specimen (including any costs of transporting or disposing of the specimen and, in the case of a specimen that is a live animal or a live plant, any costs of maintaining the animal or plant) are a debt due by the person to the Commonwealth, and the Commonwealth may recover the amount of the costs by action in a court of competent jurisdiction.

(10) For the purposes of this section, where a live animal or a live plant has been used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations, any progeny of that animal or plant in the possession of the person who committed the offence shall be taken to be a specimen that was used or otherwise involved in the commission of that offence.

(11) Where an inspector is authorized under this section to retain a specimen the inspector may do so by causing the specimen to be taken to, and kept at, a place approved by the Designated Authority for the purpose of keeping specimens seized under this section.

(12) For the purposes of this section, proceedings or an action shall not be taken to have been terminated unless and until any appeal to a court in relation to the proceedings or action has been terminated.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 69A
Separation of certain articles

SECT

69A. (1) Where:
(a) an article that:
(i) has been surrendered under section 54, 55 or 56; or
(ii) has been seized by an inspector under section 69;
consists of:
(iii) a specimen and other material;
(iv) 2 or more specimens; or
(v) 2 or more specimens and other material;
(b) a person whom the inspector is satisfied is the owner of the article, or is authorised by that owner to make a request under this section in relation to the article, requests an inspector, in writing, to allow the article to be separated by a person into 2 or more articles at least one of which will be an article that, if it were outside Australia, could be imported without a permit or authority; and
(c) it is practicable to comply with that request without the article leaving the control of an inspector;
then an inspector shall comply with that request.

(2) Where, in accordance with subsection (1), an article (in this subsection referred to as the "original article") is separated into 2 or more articles (in this subsection referred to as the "new articles"), then:
(a) an inspector shall, if it is practicable to do so without significant cost to the Commonwealth, cause either or any of the new articles that:
(i) consists of material other than a specimen; or
(ii) is a specimen, or consists of specimens, that, if it
were outside Australia, could be imported without a permit or an authority;
to be returned to the person who made the request under subsection (1) in relation to the original article;
(b) where the original article was surrendered under a section of this Act - the new article, or new articles, that cannot be returned to the owner of the original article under paragraph (a) shall be taken to have been surrendered under that section when the original article was surrendered under that section;
(c) where the original article was seized under section 69 - the new article, or new articles, that cannot be returned to the owner of the original article under paragraph (a) shall be taken to have been seized under that section when the original article was seized under that section; and
(d) the separation of the original article shall not affect the commission of any offence.

(3) No action or other proceeding shall be instituted in any court to recover damages in respect of any loss alleged to have been incurred, or any damage alleged to have been suffered, because of any action taken by an inspector under this section.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 70
Disposal of certain live animals and plants seized

SECT

70. (1) Where:
(a) any specimen, being a live animal or live plant, is seized under subsection 69 (2); and
(b) the Minister considers on reasonable grounds that it is not appropriate that that specimen be retained in accordance with that subsection but that it is appropriate that that specimen be returned to its natural habitat, destroyed or otherwise dealt with;
the Minister may cause the specimen to be dealt with in the manner that the Minister considers appropriate.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), where a specimen is dealt with in accordance with subsection (1), the Minister shall, as soon as is practicable, serve on the owner of the specimen or the person who had possession, custody or control of the specimen immediately before it was seized a notice in writing:
(a) identifying the specimen;
(b) unless a notice in relation to the seizure has been served under subsection 69 (3) - stating that the specimen has been seized under subsection 69 (2) and specifying the reason for the seizure;
(c) stating that the specimen has been dealt with under subsection 70 (1) and specifying the manner in which it has been so dealt with and the reason for doing so; and
(d) setting out the terms of subsection (4).

(3) The Minister is not required to serve a notice under subsection (2) in relation to a specimen if, after making such inquiries as the Minister thinks appropriate, the Minister does not, within 20 days after dealing with the specimen, have sufficient information to enable the Minister to serve the notice.

(4) Where a specimen is dealt with in accordance with subsection (1), the owner of the specimen may bring an action against the Commonwealth in a court of competent jurisdiction for the recovery of the market value of the specimen at the time it was so dealt with on the ground that the specimen was not used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations.

(5) In any action in a court brought under subsection (4), the court may find that a person committed an offence if, and only if:
(a) in the case of a person who has been tried for the offence - the person has been convicted of the offence; or
(b) in any other case - the court is satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the person committed the offence.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 71
Seizure and forfeiture of goods involved in offences

SECT

71. (1) Where a court convicts a person of an offence against this Act or the regulations, the court may order the forfeiture to the Commonwealth of any goods used or otherwise involved in the commission of the offence.

(2) An inspector may seize any goods that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds have been used or otherwise involved in the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations and may retain the goods until the expiration of a period of 60 days after the seizure, or, if proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations in the commission of which the goods may have been used or otherwise involved are instituted within that period, until the proceedings (including any appeal to a court in relation to those proceedings) are terminated.

(3) The Minister may authorize goods seized under subsection (2) or anything in, on or attached to such goods to be released to their owner, or to the person from whose possession they were seized, either unconditionally or on such conditions as the Minister thinks fit, including conditions as to the giving of security for payment of their value if they are forfeited.

(4) An inspector may seize any goods (not being goods to which subsection (2) applies) that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds will afford evidence of the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations and may retain them until the expiration of a period of 60 days after the seizure or, if proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations of the commission of which they may afford evidence are instituted within that period, until the proceedings (including any appeal to a court in relation to those proceedings) are terminated.

(5) Goods forfeited to the Commonwealth by virtue of this section become the property of the Commonwealth and shall be dealt with and disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Minister.

(6) In this section, "goods" includes vehicles, vessels, aircraft, platforms and documents but does not include any specimen or any article to which subsection 4 (2) applies.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 71A
Rescuing goods

SECT

71A. (1) A person who:
(a) rescues any goods that have been, or are about to be, seized under this Act; or
(b) staves, breaks or destroys any goods, or destroys any documents relating to, any goods to prevent the seizure of goods, the securing of goods, or the proof of any offence under this Act;
is guilty of an offence punishable upon conviction by a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years.

(2) In this section, "goods" includes vehicles, vessels, aircraft, platforms, specimens and documents.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 72
False statements

SECT

72. (1) A person who, in, or in connection with, an application for a permit or an authority:
(a) makes a statement that, to the person's knowledge, is false or misleading in a material particular; or
(b) furnishes to an inspector or other person doing duty in relation to this Act a document that, to the knowledge of the first-mentioned person, contains information that is false or misleading in a material particular;
is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by:
(c) if the person is a natural person - a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 2 years, or both; or
(d) if the person is a body corporate - a fine not exceeding $20,000.

(2) A person who:
(a) makes to an inspector doing duty in relation to this Act a statement that, to the knowledge of the person, is false or misleading in a material particular; or
(b) furnishes to an inspector doing duty in relation to this Act a document that, to the knowledge of the person, contains information that is false or misleading in a material particular;
is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding:
(c) if the person is a natural person - $2,000; or
(d) if the person is a body corporate - $5,000.

(3) For the purposes of the application of subsections (1) and (2) in relation to a corporation but without prejudice to the liability of any person other than the corporation:
(a) a statement made, or a document furnished, by a person acting on behalf of the corporation shall be deemed to have been made or furnished by the corporation; and
(b) the knowledge of any person employed by, or concerned in the management of, the corporation shall be deemed to be knowledge of the corporation.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 73
Indictable offences

SECT

73. (1) An offence against section 21, 22, 48, 50, 51, 53 or 71A or subsection 72 (1) is an indictable offence.

(2) Notwithstanding that an offence referred to in subsection (1) is an indictable offence, a court of summary jurisdiction may hear and determine proceedings in respect of such an offence if the court is satisfied that it is proper to do so and the defendant and the prosecutor consent.

(3) Where, in accordance with subsection (2), a court of summary jurisdiction convicts a person of an offence against section 21, 22 or 53, the penalty that the court may impose is:
(a) if the person is a natural person - a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months, or both; or
(b) if the person is a body corporate - a fine not exceeding $10,000.

(4) Where, in accordance with subsection (2), a court of summary jurisdiction convicts a person of an offence against section 50 or 51, the penalty that the court may impose is:
(a) if the person is a natural person - a fine not exceeding $5,000; or
(b) if the person is a body corporate - a fine not exceeding $10,000.

(5) Where, in accordance with subsection (2), a court of summary jurisdiction convicts a person of an offence against section 71A or subsection 72 (1), the penalty that the court may impose is:
(a) if the person is a natural person - a fine not exceeding $2,000 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months, or both; or
(b) if the person is a body corporate - a fine not exceeding $5,000.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 74
Evidence

SECT

74. (1) In any proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations:
(a) any record kept in pursuance of the regulations or another law of the Commonwealth or a law of a State or Territory is admissible as prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the record;
(b) a copy of an entry in such a record, being a copy certified by the person by whom the record is kept to be a true copy of the entry, is admissible as prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the entry; and
(c) a document purporting to be a record kept in pursuance of the regulations or another law of the Commonwealth, or a law of a State or Territory, or purporting to be such a certified copy as is referred to in paragraph (b), shall, unless the contrary is established, be deemed to be such a record or certified copy, as the case may be.

(2) Where, in any proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations, a record referred to in paragraph (1) (a) is tendered as prima facie evidence of a fact stated in the record, the person alleged to have committed the offence may require the person who kept that record to be called as a witness for the prosecution in the proceedings.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 75
Evidence of examiner

SECT

75. (1) The Minister may appoint appropriately qualified persons to be examiners for the purposes of this Act.

(2) Subject to subsection (4), a certificate signed by an examiner appointed under subsection (1) setting out, in relation to a substance, matter or thing one or more of the following:
(a) that he or she is appointed as the examiner under subsection (1);
(b) when and from whom the substance, matter or thing was received;
(c) what labels or other means of identification accompanied the substance, matter or thing when it was received;
(d) what container held the substance, matter or thing when it was received;
(e) a description, including the weight, of the substance, matter or thing when it was received;
(f) the name of any method used to analyse the substance, matter or thing or any portion of it;
(g) the results of any such analysis;
(h) how the substance, matter or thing was dealt with after handling by the examiner, including details of:
(i) the quantity of the substance, matter or thing retained
after analysis; and
(ii) names of any person to whom any of the substance,
matter or thing was given after analysis; and
(iii) measures taken to secure any retained quantity of the
substance, matter or thing after analysis;
is admissible in any proceeding for an offence against this Act as prima facie evidence of the matters in the certificate and the correctness of the results of the analysis.

(3) For the purposes of this section, a document purporting to be a certificate referred to in subsection (2) shall, unless the contrary is established, be deemed to be such a certificate.

(4) A certificate shall not be admitted in evidence in pursuance of subsection (2) in proceedings for an offence against this Act unless the person charged with the offence has been given a copy of the certificate together with reasonable notice of the intention to produce the certificate as evidence in the proceedings.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 75A
Protection of witness

SECT

75A. (1) A witness for the prosecution in any proceedings for an offence against this Act shall not be compelled to disclose:
(a) the fact that the witness received any information;
(b) the nature of any information received by the witness; or
(c) the name of the person who gave the witness any information.

(2) An inspector who is a witness in any proceedings for an offence against this Act shall not be compelled to produce any report:
(a) that was made or received by the inspector in confidence in his or her capacity of an inspector; or
(b) that contains information received by the inspector in confidence.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 76
Delegation by Minister

SECT

76. (1) The Minister may, either generally or as otherwise provided by the instrument of delegation, by writing signed by the Minister, delegate to the Designated Authority or another person all or any of the Minister's powers under this Act, other than:
(a) the Minister's powers under section 9;
(b) the Minister's powers under section 24 in relation to an application for a permit to export a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3;
(c) the Minister's powers under section 24 in relation to an application for a permit to import a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3;
(ca) the powers of the Minister under section 43A; and
(e) this power of delegation.

(2) A power so delegated, when exercised by the delegate shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been exercised by the Minister.

(3) A delegation under this section does not prevent the exercise of a power by the Minister.

(4) Where:
(a) the Minister delegates a power to the Designated Authority; and
(b) by a provision of this Act, the Minister is precluded from exercising that power unless the Designated Authority has advised the Minister that the Designated Authority is satisfied in relation to a matter;
that provision shall be taken not so to provide but shall be taken to provide that the Designated Authority, as delegate of the Minister, shall not exercise that power unless the Designated Authority is satisfied in relation to that matter.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 76A
Delegation by Designated Authority

SECT

76A. (1) The Designated Authority, with the approval, in writing, of the Minister, may, either generally or as otherwise provided by the instrument of delegation, by writing signed by the Designated Authority, delegate to an officer or employee of the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service all or any of the powers of the Designated Authority under this Act, other than this power of delegation.

(2) A power so delegated, when exercised by the delegate, shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been exercised by the Designated Authority.

(3) A delegation under this section does not prevent the exercise of the power by the Designated Authority.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 77
Arrangements by Minister

SECT

77. The Minister may make arrangements to the extent necessary to achieve the object of this Act (including arrangements involving co-operation by the Commonwealth with the Government of another country, of a State or of the Northern Territory, the administration of an external Territory, an organization or a person) for:
(a) the formulation or assessment of a management program for the purposes of this Act;
(b) the carrying out of research relating to native Australian animals and native Australian plants the species of which are, or are likely to become, threatened with extinction and the existence of the species of which is likely to be affected by trade in specimens of the species;
(c) the collection of statistics relating to the export and import of wild animals or wild plants, including statistics relating to the movement of such animals and plants within Australia before export or after import, as the case may be; or
(d) the dissemination of information relating to the export and import of wild animals or wild plants.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 78
Co-operation with States and Territories

SECT

78. (1) The Minister shall ensure that:
(a) management programs for the purposes of this Act relating to the taking in or near Australia or in or near a prescribed Territory of specimens of native Australian animals or native Australian plants;
(b) proposed amendments to a Schedule, other than Schedule 8, (including amendments that would be deemed to be made by declarations under section 9) that would involve or affect native Australian animals or native Australian plants found in or near Australia or in or near a prescribed Territory;
(c) conditions to which permits or authorities are subject, being conditions relating to the confinement of live animals or live plants imported into Australia or into a prescribed Territory; and
(d) the requirements to be met by organizations that are to be entitled by virtue of this Act to receive live animals and live plants imported into Australia or into a prescribed Territory;
are formulated or determined, as the case requires, in accordance with procedures that provide for the participation of a Minister of the Crown of each State and a Minister of the Northern Territory, being Ministers whom the first-mentioned Minister considers to be appropriate for the purpose.

(2) A reference in subsection (1) to a Minister of the Northern Territory shall be read as a reference to a person holding an office referred to in section 34 of the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978.

(3) The Minister shall ensure that:
(a) management programs for the purposes of this Act relating to the taking in or near Norfolk Island of specimens of native Australian animals or native Australian plants;
(b) proposed amendments to a Schedule, other than Schedule 8, (including amendments that would be deemed to be made by declarations under section 9) that would involve or affect native Australian animals or native Australian plants found in or near Norfolk Island;
(c) conditions to which permits or authorities are subject, being conditions relating to the confinement of live animals and live plants imported into Norfolk Island; and
(d) the requirements to be met by organizations that are to be entitled by virtue of this Act to receive live animals and live plants imported into Norfolk Island;
are formulated or determined, as the case requires, in accordance with procedures that provide for the participation of a person holding an office under section 13 of the Norfolk Island Act 1979 whom the Minister considers to be appropriate for the purpose.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 79
Fees

SECT

79. (1) The regulations may prescribe the fees to be paid in respect of the grant of a permit or the giving of an authority.

(2) A fee prescribed in respect of the grant of a permit or the giving of an authority shall be paid before the permit is granted or the authority is given.

(3) The regulations may prescribe the fees to be paid in respect of an application under this Act, other than an application for a permit or an authority.

(4) A fee prescribed in respect of an application under this Act shall be paid when the application is made.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 80
Review on decisions

SECT

80. (1) An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of:
(a) a declaration by the Minister under subsection 10 (1);
(aa) the revocation by the Minister under paragraph 10 (3) (e) of a declaration;
(ab) a declaration by the Minister under subsection 10A (2) or (3);
(ac) the revocation by the Minister under paragraph 10A (4) (f) of a declaration;
(b) a declaration by the Designated Authority under subsection 11 (1) or 12 (1);
(c) a refusal by the Designated Authority of an application made under subsection 11 (3) or 12 (3);
(d) a requirement by the Minister under subsection 23 (5);
(e) a decision of the Designated Authority that the Designated Authority is satisfied, or not satisfied, in relation to a matter for the purposes of section 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 or 38;
(f) a decision of the Minister to grant, or refuse to grant, a permit, other than a permit to export, or a permit to import, a specimen specified in Part I of Schedule 3;
(g) a determination by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph 24 (5) (b) of the period for which a permit is to remain in force;
(h) a refusal by the Designated Authority of an application made under subsection 40 (5);
(j) a decision of the Designated Authority under subsection 40 (7) to remove the name of a scientific organization from the register maintained under subsection 40 (1);
(k) a decision of the Designated Authority that the Designated Authority is satisfied, or not satisfied, in relation to a matter for the purposes of section 41 or 42, subsection 42A (7) or 42B (9), section 43 or 44 or subsection 56A (3);
(l) a decision of the Minister to give, or refuse to give, an authority under section 42, 42A, 42B or 43;
(m) a determination by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph 42 (6) (c) of the period for which an authority under section 42 is to remain in force;
(ma) a determination by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph 42A (8) (c) of the period for which an authority under section 42A is to remain in force;
(mb) a determination by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph 42B (10) (c) of the period for which an authority under section 42B is to remain in force;
(n) a determination by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph 43 (9) (b) of the period for which an authority under section 43 is to remain in force, being a period of less than 12 months;
(o) a determination by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph 44 (3) (c) of the period for which an authority under section 44 is to remain in force;
(p) a decision of the Minister to vary, revoke or suspend a permit or authority under section 46;
(q) a determination by the Minister of the period of suspension of a permit or authority for the purposes of subsection 46 (3);
(r) an imposition under subsection 47 (1) of conditions in respect of a permit or an authority;
(s) a decision of the Minister to revoke, suspend, vary, or cancel a suspension of, a condition in respect of a permit or an authority under subsection 47 (1);
(t) a refusal by the Minister of an application under subsection 49 (1) or (2);
(u) a decision by the Designated Authority to give, or refuse to give, an approval under subsection 50 (1) or 51 (1); or
(v) a declaration by the Minister under subsection 57 (5).

(2) In giving a direction as to the persons who are to constitute the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for the purposes of a review of a decision of the Designated Authority that the Designated Authority is satisfied, or not satisfied, in relation to a matter for the purposes of section 25, 27, 33 or 34 or paragraph 43 (6) (b), the President of the Tribunal shall ensure that, for the purposes of the review, the Tribunal is constituted by, or includes, a member of the Tribunal who, in the opinion of the President, has special knowledge or skill in relation to environmental matters.

(3) Where the Minister or the Designated Authority makes a decision of a kind referred to in subsection (1) and gives to the person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision notice in writing of the making of the decision, that notice shall include a statement to the effect that, subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of the decision to which the notice relates by or on behalf of the person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision.

(4) Any failure to comply with the requirements of subsection (3) in relation to a decision shall not be taken to affect the validity of the decision.

(5) In subsection (1), "decision" has the same meaning as it has in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 81
Regulations

SECT

81. The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing matters:
(a) required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or
(b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act;
and, in particular:
(c) providing for the manner of service of notices under this Act;
(d) providing for forms to be completed, or declarations to be made, in relation to specimens by persons arriving in Australia or an external Territory; and
(e) prescribing penalties not exceeding $500 for offences against the regulations.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SECT 82
Customs (Endangered Species) Regulations

SECT

82. (1) The Customs (Endangered Species) Regulations made under the Customs Act 1901 are repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding the repeal by subsection (1) of the regulations referred to in that subsection, where an import permit, an export permit or a re-export certificate granted under those regulations was in force immediately before the commencement of this Act:
(a) that permit or certificate shall, subject to those regulations, continue in force; and
(b) those regulations shall continue to apply in relation to that permit or certificate;
as if those regulations had not been repealed.

(3) While an import permit, an export permit or a re-export certificate granted under the regulations referred to in subsection (1) in relation to a specimen continues in force by virtue of subsection (2), this Act shall not be taken to prohibit the import, export or re-export, as the case requires, of the specimen in accordance with those regulations.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SCHEDULE 1

SCH

SCHEDULE 1 Sections 21, 22, 28 and 36
SPECIMENS THE EXPORT OR IMPORT OF WHICH, OTHERWISE THAN IN
ACCORDANCE WITH A PERMIT OR AN AUTHORITY, IS PROHIBITED,
AND IN RELATION TO WHICH SECTIONS 28 AND 36 APPLY
PART I - SPECIMENS
A specimen, other than faeces, that is, or is derived from, an
animal of a genus, species or sub-species specified, or
described, in Part ll.
A specimen, other than faeces, that is, or is derived from, an
animal that is, or has been, part of a population specified in
Part lll.
A specimen, other than a seed or spore, that is, or is derived
from, a plant of a genus, species or sub-species specified, or
described, in Part IV.
A specimen, other than a tissue culture or flasked seedling
culture, that is, or is derived from, a plant of the family
Orchidaceae specified in Part lV.
A specimen, other than a seed or spore, that is, or is derived
from, a plant that is, or has been, part of the population of
plants of the species Araucaria araucana in Chile.
A specimen, other than a seed or spore, that is, or is derived
from, a plant of the variety alba of the species Lycaste
(virginalis) skinneri (white nun orchid).
PART II - ANIMALS
Order Family Genus
species
or sub-species
Division 1 - Class Amphibia
ANURA Hylidae Litoria longirostris
Litoria spenceri
Microhylidae Cophixalus concinnus
Cophixalus saxatilis
Dyscophus antongilii
Myobatrachidae Arenophryne rotunda
Philoria frosti
Rheobatrachus silus
Rheobatrachus vitellinus
Taudactylus acutirostris
Taudactylus diurnus
Taudactylus eungellensis
Bufonidae Atelopus varius zeteki
Bufo superciliaris
Nectophrynoides spp
CAUDATA Cryptobranchidae Andrias (Megalobatrachus)
spp
Division 2 - Class Aves
ANSERIFORMES Anatidae Anas aucklandica nesiotis
Anas laysanensis
(Anas platyrhynchos
laysanensis)
Anas oustaleti
Branta canadensis
leucopareia
Branta sandvicensis
Cairina scutulata
Rhodonessa caryophyllacea
APODIFORMES Trochilidae Glaucis (Ramphodon)
dohrnii
CHARADRIIFORMES Alcidae Lunda cirrhata
Uria aalge inornata
Laridae Anous tenuirostris
melanops
Larus relictus
Sterna albifrons
Scolopacidae Numenius borealis
Numenius tenuirostris
Scolopax mira
Tringa guttifer
CICONIIFORMES Ciconiidae Ciconia boyciana
(Ciconia ciconia boyciana)
Jabiru mycteria
Mycteria cinerea
Threskiornithidae Geronticus eremita
Nipponia nippon
COLUMBIFORMES Columbidae Caloenas nicobarica
Chalcophaps indica
yamashinai
Columba janthina nitens
Columba janthina
stejnegeri
Columba vitiensis godmanae
Ducula mindorensis
Gallicolumba norfolciensis
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae
spadicea
Petrophassa smithii
blaauwi
CORACIIFORMES Bucerotidae Aceros nipalensis
Aceros subruficollis
Buceros bicornis
Buceros (Rhinoplax) vigil
ACCIPITRIFORMES Accipitridae Accipiter gentilis
fugiyamae
Aquila adalberti
Aquila chrysaetos japonica
Aquila heliaca
Buteo buteo oshiroi
Buteo buteo toyoshimae
Chondrohierax uncinatus
wilsonii
Haliaeetus albicilla
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus pelagicus
pelagicus
Harpia harpyja
Pithecophaga jefferyi
Spilornis (Haematornis)
cheela perplexus
Spizaetus nipalensis
orientalis
Cathartidae Gymnogyps californianus
Vultur gryphus
Falconidae Falco araea
Falco jugger
Falco newtoni aldabranus
Falco pelegrinoides
Falco peregrinus
(pelegrinoides/
babylonicus)
Falco punctatus
Falco rusticolus
GALLIFORMES Cracidae Crax blumenbachi
Mitu (Crax) mitu mitu
Oreophasis deribianus
Penelope albipennis
Pipile (Aburria) jacutinga
Pipile (Aburria) pipile
pipile
Megapodiidae Leipoa ocellata
Macrocephalon maleo
Phasianidae Catreus wallichii
Colinus virginianus
ridgwayi
Crossoptilon crossoptilon
Crossoptilon harmani
Crossoptilon mantchuricum
Lophophorus spp
Lophura edwardsi
Lophura imperialis
Lophura swinhoii
Polyplectron emphanum
Rheinartia (nigrescens)
ocellata
Syrmaticus ellioti
Syrmaticus humiae
Syrmaticus mikado
Tetraogallus caspius
Tetraogallus tibetanus
Tragopan blythii
Tragopan caboti
Tragopan melanocephalus
Tympanuchus cupido
attwateri
Tetraonidae Lagopus mutus japonicus
GRUIFORMES Gruidae Grus americana
Grus canadensis nesiotes
Grus canadensis pulla
Grus japonensis
Grus leucogeranus
Grus monacha
Grus nigricollis
Grus vipio
Otididae Ardeotis (Choriotis)
nigriceps
Chlamydotis undulata
Eupodotis (Houbaropsis)
bengalensis
Pedionomidae Pedionomus torquatus
Rallidae Notornis alba
Rallus okinawae
Rallus pectoralis clelandi
Rallus philippensis
maquariensis
Rhynochetidae Rhynochetos jubatus
PASSERIFORMES Acanthizidae Dasyornis
brachypterus Dasyornis broadbenti
litoralis
Dasyornis longirostris
Gerygone insularis
Atrichornithidae Atrichornis clamosus
Campephagidae Coracina tenuirostris
melvillensis
Lalage leucopyga leucopyga
Corvidae Garrulus lidthi
Cotingidae Cotinga maculata
Xipholena atropurpurea
Fringillidae Carduelis (Spinus)
cucullata/Spinus
cucullatus
Carduelis (Chloris) sinica
kittlitzi
Hirundindae Pseudochelidon sirintarae
Maluridae Stipiturus malachurus
intermedius
Meliphagidae Apalopteron familiare
hahasima
Lichenostomus melanops
cassidix (Meliphaga
cassidix)
Manorina melanotis
Xanthomyza phrygia
Muscicapidae Amytornis dorotheae
Amytornis textilis
textilis
Cettia diphone
panafidinicus
Drymodes superciliaris
colcloughi
Erithacus komadori
komadori
Erithacus komadori namiyei
Erithacus komadori
subrufus
Falcunculus frontatus
whitei
Megalurus pryeri pryeri
Picathartes spp
Poecilodryas superciliosa
cerviniventris
Psophodes nigrogularis
Rhipidura cervina
Turdus dauma amami
Turdus poliocephalus
poliocephalus
Turdus xanthopus
vinitinctus
Pardalotidae Pardalotus quadragintus
Pittidae Pitta brachyura nympha
Pitta gurneyi
Pitta kochi
Ploceidae Erythrura gouldiae
Pycnonotidae Pycnonotus sinensis orii
Sturnidae Aplonis fusca
Leucopsar rothschildi
Troglodytidae Troglodytes troglodytes
orii
Zosteropidae Zosterops albogularis
Zosterops strenua
PELECANIFORMES Fregatidae Fregata andrewsi
Pelecanidae Pelecanus crispus
Sulidae Papasula (Sula) abbotti
PICIFORMES Picidae Campephilus imperialis
Dryocopus javensis
richardsi
Picoides (Dendrocopos)
leucotos owstoni
Picoides tridactylus
inouyei
Sapheopipo noguchii
PODICIPEDIFORMES Podicipedidae Podilymbus gigas
PROCELLARIIFORMES Diomedeidae Diomedea albatrus
Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax urile
Procellariidae Pterodroma leucoptera
leucoptera
Pterodroma solandri
Puffinus carneipes
hullianus
PSITTACIFORMES Psittacidae Amazona arausiaca
Amazona barbadensis
Amazona brasiliensis
Amazona guildingii
Amazona imperialis
Amazona leucocephala
Amazona pretrei
Amazona (dufresniana)
rhodocorytha
Amazona tucumana
Amazona versicolor
Amazona vinacea
Amazona vittata
Anodorhynchus spp
Ara ambigua
Ara (caninde)
glaucogularis
Ara macao
Ara maracana
Ara militaris
Ara rubrogenys
Aratinga guarouba
Cacatua goffini
Cacatua haematuropygia
Cacatua moluccensis
Cacatua pastinator
pastinator
Calyptorhynchus baudinii
graptogyne
Cyanopsitta spixii
Cyanoramphus auriceps
forbesi
Cyanoramphus
novaezelandiae
Cyanoramphus
novaezelandiae cookii
Cyanoramphus
novaezelandiae erythrotis
Cyanoramphus
novaezelandiae

subflavescens
Cyclopsitta (Opopsitta)
diophthalma coxeni
Neophema chrysogaster
Nestor productus
Ognorhynchus icterotis
Pezoporus (Geopsittacus)
occidentalis
Pezoporus wallicus
Pezoporus wallicus
flaviventris
Pionopsitta pileata
Polytelis alexandrae
Probosciger aterrimus
Psephotus chrysopterygius
Psephotus dissimilis
Psephotus pulcherrimus
Psittacula echo
Psittaculirostris
diophthalma coxeni
Psittacus erithacus
princeps
Pyrrhura cruentata
Rhynchopsita spp
Strigops habroptilus
RHEIFORMES Rheidae Pterocnemia pennata
SPHENISCIFORMES Spheniscidae Spheniscus humboldti
STRIGIFORMES Strigidae Athene blewitti
Ketupa (Bubo) blakistoni
blakistoni
Mimizuku (Otus) gurneyi
Ninox novaeseelandiae
albaria
Ninox novaeseelandiae
undulata (royana)
Ninox squamipila
natalis
Tytonidae Tyto soumagnei
SRUTHIONIFORMES Dromaiidae Dromaius baudinianus
Dromaius minor
TINAMIFORMES Tinamidae Tinamus solitarius
TROGONIFORMES Trogonidae Pharomachrus mocinno
ARTIODACTYLA Bovidae Addax nasomaculatus
Bison bison athabascae
Bos (frontalis) gaurus
Bos (grunniens) mutus
Bos (Novibos) sauveli
Bubalus (Anoa)
depressicornis
Bubalus (Anoa) mindorensis
Bubalus (Anoa) quarlesi
Capra falconeri
Capricornis sumatraensis
Cephalophus jentinki
Gazella dama
Hippotragus niger variani
Nemorhaedus goral
Oryx dammah (tao)
Oryx leucoryx
Ovis ammon hodgsoni
Ovis orientalis (aries)
ophion
Ovis vignei
Pantholops hodgsoni
Rupicapra rupicapra ornata
Cervidae Blastocerus dichotomus
Cervus (Dama) dama
mesopotamicus
Cervus duvauceli
Cervus elaphus hanglu
Cervus eldi
Division 3 - Class Mammalia
Cervus (Axis/Hyelaphus)
porcinus annamiticus
Cervus (Axis/Hyelaphus)
porcinus calamianensis
Cervus (Axis/Hyelaphus)
porcinus kuhli
Hippocamelus spp
Muntiacus crinifrons
Ozotoceros bezoarticus
Pudu pudu
Suidae Babyrousa babyrussa
Sus salvanius
Tayassuidae Catagonus wagneri
CARNIVORA Canidae Speothos venaticus
Felidae Acinonyx jubatus
Felis concolor coryi
Felis concolor
costaricensis
Felis concolor cougar
Felis geoffroyi
Felis jacobita
Felis marmorata
Felis nigripes
Felis pardalis
Felis pardina
(Felis lynx pardina/Lynx
pardinus)
Felis planiceps
Felis temmincki
Felis tigrina
Felis wiedii
Neofelis nebulosa
Panthera leo persica
Panthera onca
Panthera pardus
Panthera tigris
Panthera uncia
Hyaenidae Hyaena brunnea
Mustelidae Enhydra lutris nereis
Lutra felina
Lutra longicaudis
(platensis/annectens/
enudris/incarum)
Lutra lutra
Lutra provocax
Mustela nigripes
Pteronura brasiliensis
Ursidae Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Helarctos malayanus
Melursus ursinus
Selenarctos (Ursus)
thibetanus
Tremarctos ornatus
Ursus arctos isabellinus
Viverridae Prionodon pardicolor
CHIROPTERA Pteropodiadae Pteropus brunneus
Pteropus insularis
Pteropus mariannus
Pteropus molossinus
Pteropus phaeocephalus
Pteropus pilosus
Pteropus samoensis
Pteropus tonganus
DIPROTODONTA Macropodidae Lagorchestes asomatus
Lagorchestes hirsutis
Lagorchestes leporides
Lagostrophus fasciatus
Macropus greyi
Onychogalea fraenata
Onychogalea lunata
Petauridae Gymnobelideus leadbeateri
Pseudocheirus peregrinus
occidentalis
Potoridae Bettongia spp.
Caloprymnus campestris
Potorous longipes
Potorous platyops
Potorous tridactylus
gilberti
Vombatidae Lasiorhinus krefftii
EDENTATA Dasypodidae Priodontes maximus
(giganteus)
INSECTIVORA Soricidae Crocidura tenuata var
. trichura
LAGOMORPHA Leporidae Caprolagus hispidus
Romerolagus diazi
PERISSODACTYLA Equidae Equus africanus
Equus grevyi
Equus hemionus hemionus
Equus hemionus khur
Equus przewalskii
Equus zebra zebra
Rhinocerotidae (All species of the family
Rhinocerotidae)
Tapiridae (All species of the family
Tapiridae other than
Tapirus terrestris)
PHOLIDOTA Manidae Manis temminckii
PINNIPEDIA Otariidae Arctocephalus townsendi
Phocidae Monachus spp
POLYPROTODONTA Dasyuridae Dasyuroides byrnei
Dasyurus geoffroyii
Parantechinus apicalis
Phascogale calura
Sminthopsis douglasi
Sminthopsis longicaudata
Sminthopsis psammophila
Myrmecobiidae Myrmecobius fasciatus
Peramelidae Chaeropus ecaudatus
Isoodon auratus
Perameles bougainville
Perameles eremiana
Thylacinidae Thylacinus cynocephalus
Thylacomyidae Macrotis lagotis
Macrotis leucura
PRIMATES Callimiconidae Callimico geoldii
Callithricidae Callithrix jacchus aurita
Callithrix jacchus
flaviceps
Leontopithecus
(Leontideus) spp
Saguinus bicolor
Saguinus leucopus
Saguinus oedipus
(geoffroyi)
Cebidae Alouatta palliata
Ateles geoffroyi frontatus
Ateles geoffroyi
panamensis
Brachyteles arachnoides
Cacajao spp
Chiropotes albinasus
Lagothrix flavicauda
Saimiri oerstedii
Cercopithecidae Cercocebus galeritus
galeritus
Cercopithecus diana
(roloway)
Colobus pennantii (badius)
kirki
Colobus (badius)
rufomitratus
Macaca silenus
Nasalis (Simias) spp
Papio (Mandrillus)
leucophaeus
Papio (Mandrillus) sphinx
Presbytis entellus
Presbytis geei
Presbytis pileata
Presbytis potenziani
Pygathrix (Rhinopithecus)
spp
Cheirogaleidae (All species of the family
Cheirogaleidae)
Daubentoniidae Daubentonia
madagascariensis
Hylobatidae (All species of the family
Hylobatidae)
Indriidae (All species of the family
Indriidae)
Lemuridae (All species of the family
Lemuridae)
Pongidae (All species of the family
Pongidae)
PROBOSCIDEA Elephantidae Elephas maximus
Loxodonta africana
RODENTIA Muridae Conilurus albipes
Leporillus apicalis
Leporillus conditor
Notomys amplus
Notomys fuscus
Notomys longicaudatus
Notomys macrotis
Notomys mordax
Pseudomys fieldi
Pseudomys gouldii
Pseudomys praeconis
Pseudomys shortridgei
Rattus macleari
Rattus nativitatus
Xeromys myoides
Zyzomys pedunculatus
Sciuridae Cynomys mexicanus
SIRENIA Trichechidae Trichechus inunguis
Trichechus manatus
Division 4 - Class Mollusca
UNIONOIDA Unionidae Conradilla caelata
Dromus dromas
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
curtisi
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
florentina
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
sampsoni
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
sulcata perobliqua
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
torulosa gubernaculum
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
torulosa torulosa
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
turgidula
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
walkeri
Fusconaia cuneolus
Fusconaia edgariana
Lampsilis higginsi
Lampsilis orbiculata
orbiculata
Lampsilis satura
Lampsilis virescens
Plethobasus cicatricosus
Plethobasus cooperianus
Pleurobema plenum
Potamilus (Proptera) capax
Quadrula intermedia
Quadrula sparsa
Toxolasma (Carunculina)
cylindrella
Unio nickliniana
Unio tampicoensis
tecomatensis
Villosa (Micromya)
trabalis
STYLOMMATOPHORA Achatinellidae Achatinella spp
Division 5 - Class Pisces

ACIPENSERIFORMES Acipenseridae Acipenser brevirostrum
Acipenser sturio
ATHERINIFORMES Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia eachamensis
COELACANTHIFORMES Coelacanthidae Latimeria chalumnae
CYPRINIFORMES Catostomidae Chasmistes cujus
Cyprinidae Probarbus jullieni
PERCIFORMES Percichthyidae Maccullochella ikei
Maccullochella
macquariensis
Macquaria australasica
Sciaenidae Cynoscion macdonaldi
SALMONIFORMES Galaxiidae Galaxias fontanus
Galaxias fuscus
Galaxias johnstoni
Galaxias pedderensis
SILURIFORMES Schilbeidae Pangasianodon gigas
Division 6 - Class Reptilia
CROCODYLIA Alligatoridae Alligator sinensis
Caiman crocodilus
apaporiensis
Caiman latirostris
Melanosuchus niger
Crocodylidae Crocodylus acutus
Crocodylus cataphractus
Crocodylus intermedius
Crocodylus moreletii
Crocodylus novaeguineae
mindorensis
Crocodylus palustris
Crocodylus rhombifer
Crocodylus siamensis
Osteolaemus tetraspis
Tomistoma schlegelii
Gavialidae Gavialis gangeticus
RHYNCHOCEPHALIA Sphenodontidae Sphenodon punctatus
SAURIA lguanidae Brachylophus spp
Cyclura spp
Sauromalus varius
Lacertidae Gallotia simonyi
Pygopodidae Aprasia aurita
Aprasia parapulchella
Ophidiocephalus taeniatus
Scincidae Ctenotus lancelini
Lerista lineata
Pseudemoia palfreymani
Tiliqua adelaidensis
Varanidae Varanus bengalensis
Varanus flavescens
Varanus griseus
Varanus komodoensis
SERPENTES Boidae Acrantophis spp
Boa (Constrictor)
constrictor
occidentalis
Bolyeria multocarinata
Casarea dussumieri
Division 6 - Class Reptilia
Epicrates inornatus
Epicrates monensis
Epicrates subflavus
Python molurus molurus
Sanzinia madagascariensis
Elapidae Hoplocephalus bungaroides
Neelaps calonotus
TESTUDINATA Chelidae Pseudemydura umbrina
Cheloniidae (All species in the family
Cheloniidae)
Dermochelyidae Dermochelys coriacea
Emydidae Batagur baska
Clemmys muhlenbergi
Geoclemys hamiltonii
Kachuga tecta tecta
Melanochelys
(Geoemyda/Nicoria)
tricarinata
Morenia ocellata
Terrapene coahuila
Testudinidae Geochelone (Testudo)
elephantopus
Geochelone (Testudo)
radiata
Geochelone (Testudo)
yniphora
Gopherus flavomarginatus
Psammobates (Testudo)
geometricus
Trionychidae Lissemys punctata punctata
Trionyx ater
Trionyx gangeticus
Trionyx hurum
Trionyx nigricans
Division 7 - Class Insecta
LEPIDOPTERA Papilionidae Ornithoptera alexandrae
Papilio chikae
Papilio homerus
Papilio hospiton
PART Ill - POPULATION OF ANIMALS
Populations of animals of the species Antilocapra americana in
Mexico.
Populations of animals of the species Aonyx congica (microdon)
or Paraonyx microdon (Cameroon clawless otter) in Cameroon and
Nigeria.
Populations of animals of the species Canis lupus (wolf) in
Bhutan, India, Nepal or Pakistan.
Populations of animals of the genus Chinchilla in South America.
Populations of animals of the species Crocodylus niloticus in
areas outside Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi,
Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of
Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Populations of animals of the species Crocodylus porosus in
areas outside Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Populations of animals of the species Dugong dugon in areas
outside Australia.
Populations of the animals of the sub-species Felis bengalensis
bengalensis (leopard cat) outside China.
Populations of animals of the species Felis (Lynx/Caracal)
caracal (desert lynx or caracal) in Asia.
Populations of animals of the species Felis rubiginosa (rusty
spotted cat) in India.
Populations of animals of the species Felis yagouaroundi
(jaguarundi) in Central and North America.
Populations of animals of the genus Moschus (musk deer) in
Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
Populations of animals of the species Scleropages formosus
(Asian bonytongue fish) in areas outside Indonesia.
Populations of animals of the species Struthio camelus (ostrich)
in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African
Republic, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, the Niger, Nigeria,
Senegal, and the Sudan.
Populations and parts of populations of animals of the species
Vicugna vicugna (vicuna) which are not specified in Part lll of
Schedule 2.
Populations of animals of the species Vipera ursinii (Orsini's
viper) in Europe, except the area which formerly constituted the
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Populations of animals of the species Ursus arctos (grizzly or
brown bear) in Bhutan, China, Mexico and Mongolia.
Family Genus
species
or sub-species
PART IV - PLANTS
Agavaceae Agave arizonica
Agave parviflora
Nolina interrata
Apocynaceae Pachypodium baronii
Pachypodium brevicaule
Pachypodium decaryi
Pachypodium namaquanum
Cactaceae Ariocarpus spp
Astrophytum (Echinocactus) asterias
Aztekium ritteri
Coryphantha (Escobaria) minima
Coryphantha (Escobaria) sneedii
Coryphantha werdermannii
Discocactus spp
Discocactus (Nopalxochia/Lobeira)
macdougallii
Echinocereus ferreirianus var. lindsayi
(Echinocereus lindsayi)
Echinocereus (Wilcoxia) schmollii
Leuchtenbergia principis
Mammillaria pectinifera (= Solisia
pectinata)
Mammillaria plumosa
Mammillaria solisioides
Melocactus conoideus
Melocactus deinacanthus
Melocactus glaucescens
Melocactus paucispinus
Obregonia denegrii
Pachycereus (Backebergia) militaris
Pediocactus bradyi
Pediocactus despainii
Pediocactus knowltonii
Pediocactus (Sclerocactus) papyracanthus
Pediocactus paradinei
Pediocactus peeblesianus
Pediocactus sileri
Pediocactus winkleri
Pelecyphora spp
Sclerocactus brevihamaticus
(= Ancistrocactus tobuschii)
Sclerocactus (Echinomastus/Neolloydia)
erectocentrus
Sclerocactus glaucus
Sclerocactus (Echinomastus/Neolloydia)
mariposensis
Sclerocactus mesae-verdae
Sclerocactus pubispinus
PART IV - PLANTS
Sclerocactus wrightiae
Strombocactus disciformis
Turbinicarpus (Neolloydia) spp
Uebelmannia spp
Compositae Saussurea costus (lappa)
Crassulaceae Dudleya stolonifera
Dudleya traskiae
Cupressaceae Fitzroya cupressoides
Pilgerodendron uviferum
Cycadaceae Cycas beddomei
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia ambovombensis
Euphorbia cylindrifolia
Euphorbia decaryi
Euphorbia francoisii
Euphorbia moratii
Euphorbia parvicyathophora
Euphorbia primulifolia
Euphorbia quarziticola
Euphorbia tulearensis
Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria fasciculata
Fouquieria purpusii
Leguminosae (Fabaceae) Dalbergia nigra
Liliaceae Aloe albida
Aloe pillansii
Aloe polyphylla
Aloe thorncroftii
Aloe vossii
Nepenthaceae Nepenthes khasiana
Nepenthes rajah
Orchidaceae Cattleya skinneri
Cattleya trianae
Didiciea cunninghamii
Laelia jongheana
Laelia lobata
Peristeria elata
Paphiopedilum spp
Phragmipedium spp
Renanthera imschootiana
Vanda coerulea
Pinaceae Abies guatemalensis
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus parlatorei
Proteaceae Orothamnus zeyheri
Protea odorata
PART IV - PLANTS
Rubiaceae Balmea stormiae
Sarraceniaceae Sarracenia alabamensis (rubra)
alabamensis
Sarracenia jonesii (rubra jonesii)
Sarracenia oreophila
Stangeriaceae Stangeria (paradoxa) eriopus
Zamiaceae Ceratozamia spp
Chigua spp
Encephalartos spp
Microcycas calocoma

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SCHEDULE 2

SCH

SCHEDULE 2 Sections 21, 22, 29 and 37
SPECIMENS THE EXPORT OR IMPORT OF WHICH, OTHERWISE THAN IN
ACCORDANCE WITH A PERMIT OR AN AUTHORITY, IS PROHIBITED,
AND IN RELATION TO WHICH SECTIONS 29 AND 37 APPLY
PART I - SPECIMENS
A specimen, other than faeces, that is, or is derived from, an
animal of a genus, species or sub-species specified, or
described in Part II.
A specimen, other than faeces, that is, or is derived from, an
animal that is, or has been, part of a population specified in
Part III.
A specimen that is, or is derived from, a plant of a genus,
species, or sub-species specified, or described, in Part IV,
other than
a fruit and parts and derivatives thereof that are derived
from a naturalised or artificially propagated plant of the
family Cactaceae;
separate stem joints (pads) and parts and derivatives
thereof
that are derived from a naturalised or artificially
propagated plant of Opuntia subgenus Opuntia spp;
separate leaves and parts and derivatives thereof that are
derived from a naturalised or artificially propagated plant
of the species Aloe vera;
a flower that is derived from an artificially propagated
plant of the family Orchidaceae;
a fruit and parts and derivatives thereof that is derived
from an artificially propagated plant of the genus Vanilla;
chemical derivatives of Rauvolfia serpentina and
podophyllum
hexandrum (emodi); or
a seed, spore, pollen (including pollinia), a tissue culture
or flasked seedling culture.
A specimen, other than a seed, spore, pollen (including
pollinia), a tissue culture or flasked seedling culture, that
is, or is derived from a plant, that is, or has been, part of
the population of plants of the species Araucaria araucana
outside Chile.
A specimen that is a root or readily recognizable part thereof
of Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng).
A specimen, being a saw-log, sawn wood or veneer, that is
derived from the species Pericopsis elata.
A specimen, being a saw-log, sawn wood or veneer, that is
derived from the species Swietenia mahogani.
A specimen derived from the population of Crocodylus porosus or
Crocodylus johnstoni in Australia:
(a) bred in captivity; or
(b) taken under an approved management program;
other than a manufactured article that is produced from that
specimen that is:
(c) a personal effect of a person departing for a foreign
country; and
(d) not intended for sale, lease, hire, exchange or any other
commercial purpose; and
(e) accompanied by a Personal Effects Permit Exemption label
which has been approved for the
purposes of Article VII.3 of the Convention by the Designated
Authority.
Order Family Genus
species
or subspecies
Part II - ANIMALS
Division 1 - Class Alcyonaria
COENOTHECALIA (All species in the Order
COENOTHECALIA (except
fossils))
STOLONIFERA Tubiporidae (All species in the family
Tubiporidae (except
fossils))
Division 2 - Class Amphibia
ANURA Bufonidae Bufo retiformis
Dendrobatidae Dendrobates spp
Phyllobates spp
Myobatrachidae (Species of Rheobatrachus
not specified in Part II
of Schedule 1)
Ranidae Rana hexadactyla
Rana tigerina
CAUDATA Ambystomidae Ambystoma dumerilii
Ambystoma mexicanum
Division 3 - Class Anthozoa
ANTIPATHARIA (All species in the Order
ANTIPATHARIA)
SCLERACTINIA (All species in the Order
SCLERACTINIA (except
fossils))
Division 4 - Class Arachnida
ARANEAE Theraphosidae Brachypelma smithi
Division 5 - Class Aves
ANSERIFORMES Anatidae Anas aucklandica
aucklandica
Anas aucklandica chlorotis
Anas bernieri
Anas formosa
Branta ruficollis
Coscoroba coscoroba
Cygnus melanocoryphus
Dendrocygna arborea
Oxyura leucocephala
Sarkidiornis melanotos
APODIFORMES Trochilidae (Species in the family
Trochilidae other than
species specified in Part
II of Schedule 1)
CICONIIFORMES Balaenicipitidae Balaeniceps rex
Ciconiidae Ciconia nigra
Phoenicopteridae (All species in the family
Phoenicopteridae)
Threskiornithidae Eudocimus ruber
Geronticus calvus
Platalea leucorodia
COLUMBIFORMES Columbidae Gallicolumba luzonica
Goura spp
CORACIIFORMES Bucerotidae (Species of Aceros not
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1)
Anorrhinus spp
Anthracoceros spp
(Species of Buceros not
included in Part II of
Schedule 1)
Penelopides spp
Ptilolaemus spp
CUCULIFORMES Musophagidae Musphaga
(Gallirex/Tauraco)
porphyreolophus
Tauraco corythaix
Tauraco fischeri
Tauraco livingstonii
Tauraco persa
Tauraco schalowi
Tauraco schuettii
ACCIPITRIFORMES (Species in the Order
ACCIPITRIFORMES, except
species in the family
Cathartidae, other than -
(a) species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of
Accipitriformes a
sub-species of which is
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1, other than
sub-species so specified)
Division 5 - Class Aves
GALLIFORMES Phasianidae Argusianus argus
Gallus sonneratii
lthaginis cruentus
Pavo muticus
Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Polyplectron germaini
Polyplectron malacense
Polyplectron
schleiermacheri
GRUIFORMES Gruidae (Species in the family
Gruidae, other than -
(a) species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of
Gruidae, a sub-species of
which is specified in Part
II of Schedule 1, other
than sub-species so
specified)
Otididae (Species in the family
Otididae, other than
species specified in Part
II of Schedule 1)
Rallidae Gallirallus australis
hectori
Turnicidae Turnix melanogaster
PASSERIFORMES Cotingidae Rupicola spp
Emberizidae Gubernatrix cristata
Paroaria capitata
Paroaria coronata
Estrildidae Poephila cincta cincta
Fringillidae Carduelis (Spinus)
yarrellii
Muscicapidae Cyornis ruckii (= Niltave
(Muscicapa) ruecki)
Paradisaeidae (All species in the family
Paradisaeidae)
Pittidae Pitta brachyura nympha
Pitta guajana
PICIFORMES Ramphastidae Pteroglossus aracari
Pteroglossus viridis
Ramphastos sulfuratus
Ramphastos toco
Ramphastos tucanus
Ramphastos vitellinus
PSITTACIFORMES (Species in the Order
PSITTACIFORMES, other
than -
(a) species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1;
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(c) Melopsittacus
undulatus, Nymphicus
hollandicus and Psittacula
krameri
(Sub-species of species of
PSITTACIFORMES, a
sub-species of which is
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1, other than
sub-species so specified)
RHEIFORMES Rheidae Rhea americana
SPHENISCIFORMES Spheniscidae Spheniscus demersus
STRIGIFORMES (Species in the Order
STRIGIFORMES, other than -
(a) species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of
STRIGIFORMES, a
sub-species of which is
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1, other than
sub-species so specified)
TINAMIFORMES Tinamidae Rhynchotus rufescens
maculicollis
Rhynchotus rufescens
pallescens
Rhynchotus rufescens
rufescens
Division 6 - Class Hydrozoa
ATHECATA Milleporidae (All species in the family
Milleporidae (except
fossils))
Stylasteridae (All species in the family
Stylasteridae (except
fossils))
Division 7 - Class Insecta
LEPIDOPTERA Papilionidae Bhutanitis spp
(Species of Ornithoptera
(sensu D'Abrera) not
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1)
Parnassius apollo
Teinopalpus spp
Trogonoptera (sensu
D'Abrera) spp
Troides (sensu D'Abrera)
spp
Division 8 - Mammalia
ARTIODACTYLA Bovidae Ammotragus lervia
Budorcas taxicolor
Cephalophus dorsalis
Cephalophus monticola
Cephalophus ogilbyi
Cephalophus sylvicultor
Cephalophus zebra
Damaliscus dorcas dorcas
Kobus leche
(Sub-species of Ovis ammon
not specified in Part II
of Schedule 1)
Camelidae Lama guanicoe
Cervidae Cervus elaphus bactrianus
Pudu mephistophiles
Hippopotamidae Choeropsis liberiensis
CARNIVORA Canidae Chrysocyon brachyurus
Cuon alpinus
Dusicyon culpaeus
Dusicyon griseus
(fulvipes)
Dusicyon gymnocercus
Dusicyon (Cerdocyon) thous
Vulpes cana
Vulpes (Fennecus) zerda
Felidae (Species in the family -
Felidae other than
(a) species specified in
Part II or Part III of
Schedule 1;
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(c) Felis catus)
(Sub-species of species of
the family Felidae, a
sub-species of which is
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1, other than
sub-species so specified)
Mustelidae Conepatus humboldti
(Species of the sub-family
Lutrinae not specified in
Part 11 or Part III of
Schedule 1)
Procyonidae Ailurus fulgens
Ursidae (Species in the family -
Ursidae other than
(a) species specified in
Part II or Part III of
Schedule 1;
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1;
(Sub-species of species of
the family Urisidae, a
sub-species of which is
specified in Part II of
Schedule 1, other than
sub-species so specified)
(Species of Ursidae other
than species or
sub-species specified in
Part II or Part III of
Schedule 1)
Viverridae Cryptoprocta ferox
Cynogale bennettii
Eupleres goudotii (major)
Fossa fossa
Hemigalus derbyanus
Prionodon linsang
CHIROPTERA Pteropodidae Acerodon
(Species of Pteropus other
then species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
DIPROTODONTA Burramyidae Burramys parvus
Macropodidae Dendrolagus bennettianus
Dendrolagus inustus
Dendrolagus lumholtzi
Dendrolagus ursinus
Phalangeridae Phalanger maculatus
Phalanger orientalis
EDENTATA Bradypodidae Bradypus

(griseus/boliviensis)
variegatus
Myrmecophagidae Myrmecophaga tridactyla
MONOTREMATA Tachyglossidae Zaglossus spp
PERISSODACTYLA Equidae (Sub-species of Equus
hemionus (kiang/onager)
not specified in Part II
of Schedule 1)
Equus zebra hartmannae
Tapiridae Tapirus terrestris
PHOLIDOTA Manidae Manis crassicaudata
Manis javanica
Manis pentadactyla
PINNIPEDIA Otariidae (Species of Arctocephalus
not specified in Part II
of Schedule 1)
Phocidae Mirounga leonina
PRIMATES (Species of the Order
Primates, including the
family Tupaiidae other
than -
(a) species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of
Primates a sub-species of
which is specified in Part
II of Schedule 1, other
than sub-species so
specified)
RODENTIA Sciuridae Ratufa spp
SIRENIA Trichechidae Trichechus senegalensis
Division 9 - Class Mollusca
MESOGASTROPODA Strombidae Strombus gigas
UNIONOIDA Unionidae Cyprogenia aberti
Epioblasma (Dysnomia)
torulosa rangiana
Fusconaia subrotunda
Lampsilis brevicula
Lexingtonia dolabelloides
Pleurobema clava
STYLOMMATOPHORA Camaenidae Papustyla (Papuina)
pulcherrima
Paryphantidae (Species of Paryphanta
indigenous to New Zealand)
VENEROIDA Tridacnidae (All species of the family
Tridacnidae)
Division 10 - Class Pisces
ACIPENSERIFORMES Acipenseridae Acipenser oxyrhynchus
Polyodontidae Polyodon spathula
CERATODIFORMES Ceratodidae Neoceratodus forsteri
CYPRINIFORMES Cyprinidae Caecobarbus geertsi
OSTEOGLOSSIFORMES Osteoglossidae Arapaima gigas
Division 11 - Class Reptilia
CROCODYLIA (Species in the Order
Crocodylia (including
Alligatoridae,
Crocodylidae and
Gavialidae) other than -
(a) species specified in
Part II or III of
Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of
Crocodylia a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1,
other than sub-species so
specified)
SAURIA Agamidae Uromastyx spp
Chamaeleonidae Bradypodion spp
Chamaeleo spp
Cordylidae Cordylus spp
Pseudocordylus spp
Gekkonidae Cyrtodactylus
serpensinsula
Phelsuma spp
Helodermatidae Heloderma spp
lguanidae Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Conolophus spp
lguana spp
Phrynosoma coronatum
Lacertidae Podarcis lilfordi
Podarcis pityusensis
Scincidae Corucia zebrata
Teiidae Cnemidophorus hyperythrus
Crocodilurus lacertinus
Dracaena spp
Tupinambis spp
Varanidae (Species of Varanus not
specified in Part 11 of
Schedule 1)
Xenosauridae Shinisaurus crocodilurus
SERPENTES Boidae (Species of the family
Boidae, other than -
(a) species specified in
Part II of Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species
of which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of
Boidae a sub-species of
which is specified in
Part II of Schedule 1,
other than sub-species so
specified)
Colubridae Clelia clelia
(Pseudoboa cloelia)
Cyclagras (Hydrodynastes)
gigas
Elachistodon westermanni
Ptyas mucosus
Elapidae Naja naja
Ophiophagus hannah
Viperidae Vipera wagneri
TESTUDINATA Dermatemydidae Dermatemys mawii
Emydidae Clemmys insculpta
Pelomedusidae Erymnochelys
madagascariensis
Peltocephalus dumeriliana
Podocnemis spp
Testudinidae (Species of Testudinidae
not specified in Part II
of Schedule 1)
Division 12 - Class Hirudinea
ARHYNCHOBDELLAE Hirudinidae Hirudo medicinalis
PART III - POPULATION OF ANIMALS
Populations of animals of the species Aonyx congica (microdon)
or Paraonyx microdon (Cameroon clawless otter) outside Cameroon
and Niger.
Populations of animals of the species Canis lupus (wolf)
outside Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
Populations of animals of the species Crocodylus niloticus in
Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique,
Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania,
Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Populations of animals of the species Crocodylus porosus in
Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Populations of animals of the species Dugong dugon in Australia.
Populations of animals of the sub-species Felis bengalensis
bengalensis (leopard or Bengal cat) in China.
Populations of animals of the species Felis (Lynx/Caracal)
caracal (caracal, lynx or Asian lynx) in areas outside Asia.
Populations of animals of the species Felis rubiginosa (rusty
spotted cat) in areas outside India.
Populations of animals of the species Felis yagouaroundi
(jaguarundi) outside Central and North America.
Populations of the genus Moschus (musk deer) outside
Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan.
Populations of animals of the species Ovis canadensis (American
bighorn sheep) in Mexico.
Populations of animals of the species Scleropages formusus
(Asian bonytonguefish) in Indonesia.
Populations of animals of the family Tayassuidae (peccaries)
(other than species specified in Part II of
SCHEDULE 1) outside the United States of America.
Populations of animals of any sub-species Ursus arctos (grizzly
or brown bear) (other than sub-species or
populations specified in
SCHEDULE 1).
Populations of animals of the species Vicugna vicugna (vicuna)
in Pampa Galeras National Reserve and Nuclear Zone, Pedregal,
Oscconta and Sawacocha (Province of Lucanas), Sais Picotani
(Province of Azangara), Sais Tupac Amaru (Province of Junin),
and of Salinas Aguada Blanca National Reserve (Provinces of
Arequipa and Cailloma) and part of the population of Paranicota
Province, la. Region of Tarapaca.
Family Genus
species
or sub-species
PART IV - PLANTS
Agavaceae Agave victoriae-reginae
Amaryllidaceae Galanthus spp
Sternbergia spp
Apocynaceae (Species of Pachypodium not specified in
Part IV of Schedule 1)
Rauvolfia serpentina
Araceae Alocasia sanderiana
Asclepiadaceae Ceropegia spp
Frerea indica
Berberidaceae Podophyllum hexandrum (emodi)
Bromeliaceae Tillandsia harrisii
Tillandsia kammii
Tillandsia kautskyi
Tillandsia mauryana
Tillandsia sprengeliana
Tillandsia sucrei
Tillandsia xerographica
Byblidaceae Byblis spp
Cactaceae (Species of the family Cactaceae not
specified in Part IV of Schedule 1)
Caryocaraceae Caryocar costaricense
Cephalotaceae Cephalotus follicularis
Cyatheaceae (All species of Cyatheaceae)
Cycadaceae (Species of Cycadaceae not specified in
Part IV of Schedule 1)
Diapensiaceae Shortia galacifolia
Dicksoniaceae (All species of Dicksoniaceae)
Didiereaceae (All species of Didiereaceae)
Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea deltoidea
Droseraceae Dionea muscipula
Ericaceae Kalmia cuneata
Euphorbiaceae (Species of Euphorbia that are
succulent not specified in Part IV of
Schedule 1)
Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria columnaris
Fabaceae Platymiscium pleiostachyum
Juglandaceae Oreomunnea (Engelhardtia) pterocarpa
Liliaceae (Species of Aloe not specified in Part
IV of Schedule 1)
Meliaceae Swietenia humilis
PART IV - PLANTS
Nepenthaceae (Species of Nepenthes not specified in
Part IV of Schedule 1)
Orchidaceae (Species in the family, Orchidaceae,
including the families Apostasiaceae
and Cypripediaceae, other than -
(a) species specified in Part IV of
Schedule 1;and
(b) specimens of species specified in
Part I of Schedule 1)
(varieties of species of Orchidaceae a
variety of which is specified in Part I
of Schedule 1, other than varieties so
specified)
Palmae Chrysalidocarpus decipiens
Neodypsis decaryi
Portulacaceae Anacampseros spp
Lewisia cotyledon
Lewisia maguirei
Lewisia serrata
Lewitsia tweedyi
Primulaceae Cyclamen spp
Sarraceniaceae Darlingtonia californica
(Species of Sarracenia, other than -
(a) species specified in Part IV of
Schedule 1; and
(b) species a sub-species of which is
specified in Part IV of Schedule 1)
(Sub-species of species of Sarracenia a
sub-species of which is specified in
Part IV of Schedule 1, other than
sub-species so specified)
Stangeriaceae (Species of Stangeriaceae not specified
in Part IV of Schedule 1)
Theaceae Camellia chrysantha
Welwitschiaceae Welwitschia mirabilis (bainesil)
Zamiaceae (Species of Zamiaceae not specified in
Part IV of Schedule 1)
Zingiberaceae Hedychium philippinense
Zygophyllaceae Guaiacum sanctum Guaiacum officinale

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SCHEDULE 4 Section 23
SPECIMENS THAT ARE, OR ARE DERIVED FROM, NATIVE AUSTRALIAN
ANIMALS OR NATIVE AUSTRALIAN PLANTS AND THE EXPORT OF
WHICH IS NOT PROHIBITED BY PARAGRAPH 21 (B)
PART 1 - SPECIMENS
A specimen that is, or is derived from, a marine fish.
A specimen that is, or is derived from, a fish of the species
Lates calcarifer (barramundi).
A specimen, other than a live animal, derived from one or
more of the following species of kangaroo (family Macropodidae)
which is the personal property of a person departing from
Australia or an external Territory and which is not intended to
be used for any commercial purpose, including sale, lease, hire
or exchange.
Macropus fuliginosus (kangaroo, western grey) Macropus giganteus
(kangaroo, eastern grey) Macropus parryi (wallaby, whiptail)
Macropus robustus (euro) Macropus rufogriseus (wallaby,
bennet's) Macropus rufus (kangaroo, red) Thylogale billardierii
(wallaby, rufous) A specimen that is, or is derived from, an
invertebrate of a genus, species or subspecies specified in Part
II.
A seed, spore, pollen (including pollinia), a tissue culture or
flasked seedling culture.
Fruit (whether or not containing seeds or spores) not attached
to any part of a plant.
Timber, bark and wood chips.
An article derived from timber.
Oil derived from Eucalyptus species, Melaleuca alternifolia or
Melaleuca linariifolia.
A specimen that is, or is derived from, a plant that has been
artificially propagated or has been taken in accordance with the
program for the management in Western Australia of commercially
harvested protected plants approved by the Minister for the
Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories pursuant
to section 10 of the Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports
and Imports) Act 1982, and is the personal property of a person
departing from Australia or an external Territory and which is
not intended to be used for any commercial purpose, including
sale, lease, hire or exchange.
A specimen that is, or is derived from, a fish of the species
Anguilla australis or the species Anguilla reinhardti.

Honey.
Faeces.
A specimen, other than a live animal, derived from the species
Trichosurus vulpecula (Brush possum), which has been taken in
accordance with an approved management program, which is the
personal property of a person departing Australia or an external
Territory and which is not intended to be used for any
commercial purpose, including sale, lease, hire or
exchange.
Gut contents for the purpose of prescribed scientific research.
A specimen other than a live animal, derived from the species
Dromaius novaehollandiae (emu), which has been bred in
captivity, which is the personal property of a person departing
Australia or an external Territory and which is not intended to
be used for any commercial purpose, including sale, lease, hire
or exchange.
A specimen, being a manufactured article:
(a)produced from the population of Crocodylus porosus or
Crocodylus johnstoni in Australia:
(i)bred in captivity; or
(ii)taken under an approved management program; and
(b)that is:
(i)a personal effect of a person departing for a foreign
country; and
(ii)not intended for sale, lease, hire, exchange or any
other commercial purpose; and
(iii)accompanied by a Personal Effects Permit Exemption
label which has been approved for the purposes of Article VII 3
of the Convention by the Designated Authority.
PART II
INVERTEBRATES
Phylum Family Genus, species or sub-species
Class common (common name)
Order name)
MOLLUSCA
STREPTONEURA
(PROSO-
BRANCHIA) Haliotidae Notohaliotis ruber (blacklip)
(abalone)
Schismotis laevigata (greenlip)
Marinauris roei (Roe's)
Trochidae Trochus maximus
(top shells)
Trochus nilotius
Turbinidae Turbo
(turban
shells)
Subninella undulata
(periwinkle)
Littorinidae
(periwinkles)
PELECYPODA
(LAMELLI-
BRANCHIATA) Mytilidae Mytilus edulis planulatus
(mussels) (mussel)
Pectinidae Amusium balloti (saucer)
(scallops)
Mimachlamys asperrimus
(doughboy)
Equichlamys bifrons (queen)
Pecten alba (Tasmanian,
commercial)
Pecten fumata
Pecten meridionalis
Pecten modestus
Ostreidae Crassostrea commercialias
(oysters) (Sydney or N.S.W. rock oyster)
Crassostrea tuberculata
(Western Rock oyster)
Ostrea angasi (oyster)
(Mother-of- Pinctada margaritifera
pearl (blacklip mother-of-pearl)
shells)
Pinctada maxima (silverlip)
Pinctada sugillata
(mother-of-pearl)
Donacidae Plebidonax deltoides (pipi,
(pipis, surf clam)
cockles) (All species of Katylesia)
(cockle)
CEPHALOPODA
Octopoda
(octopus) Octopodidae Octopus tetricus
Decapoda
(cuttle-
fish,
squid) Sepiidae (All species of Sepia)
(cuttlefish)
Sepioteuthis australis
(southern calamari squid)
Nototodarus gouldi (Gould's
squid)
Todarodes filippovae
Onnastrephes bartramii
Syntletoteuthis luminosa
Symplectoteuthis
ovalaniensis
Ornithoteuthis volatilis
Loligo etheridgei
CRUSTACEA
NATANTIA Alphaeidae ALPHAEIDAE (clicker, pistol, or
(prawns) musical prawns)
Penaeidae Hymenopenaeus sibogae
(royal red prawn)
Parapenaeopsis sculptilis
(rainbow prawn)
Metapenaeus dalli (western
school prawn)
Metapenaeus macleayi
(school prawn)
Metapenaeus endeavouri
(endeavour prawn)
Metapenaeus bennettae
(greentail prawn,
greasy-back)
Metapenaeus eboracensis
(York prawn)
Penaeus longistylus
(red spotted prawn)
Penaeus plebejus (eastern
king prawn)
Penaeus semisulcatus (green
tiger prawn, grooved tiger
prawn)
Penaeus esculentus (brown
tiger prawn)
Penaeus merguiensis
(banana prawn)
Penaeus latisulcatus (western
king prawn)
REPTANTIA Austro- Panulirus penicillatus
(crayfish) astocidae (tropical rock lobster)
Panulirus longipes
fermoristriga (tropical rock
lobster)
Panulirus ornatus (tropical
rock lobster)
Panulirus versicolor (tropical
rock lobster)
Panulirus polyphagus
(tropical rock lobster)
Panulirus homarus (tropical
rock lobster)
Panulirus longipes cygnus
(western rock lobster)
Panulirus longipes (painted
cray)
Jasus verreauxi (green rock
lobster, eastern rock lobster)
Jasus novaehollandiae
(=lalandei) (southern rock
lobster - crayfish)
Thenus orientalis (bay lobster)
Ibacus incisus (flapjack or
Balmain bug)
Ibacus peronii (shovelnose
lobster)
BRACHYURA Portunidae Portunus pelagicus (sand crab,
(crabs, (crabs) blue swimmer)
yabbies,
shrimp)
Scylla serrata (mud crab)
Ranina ranina (spanner or frog
crab)
Parastacidae Cherax tenuimanus (marron)
(yabbies,
shrimp)
Eustacus armatus (Murray
lobster - freshwater crayfish)
Cherax destructor-albidus
(yabbie)
Macrobrachium rosenbergii
(freshwater shrimp)
ANNELIDA
POLYCHAETA Onuphis teres (beach worms)
ECHINO-
DERMATA
ECHINOIDEA Strongylo- Heliocidarus (sea urchin)
(sea urchins) centrotidae
HOLOTHUROIDEA Stichopus variegatus (red
(sea prickly fish)
cucumbers,
beche-de-mer)
Actinopyga obesa (red fish)
Holothuria mammifera (black
or teat fish)

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SCHEDULE 6 Section 22
LIVE ANIMALS AND LIVE PLANTS THE IMPORT OF WHICH IS NOT
PROHIBITED BY PARAGRAPH 22 (b) AND IN RELATION TO
WHICH SECTION 9 APPLIES
PART I - LIVE SPECIMENS
A live fish of a genus, species or sub-species specified in PART
II.
A live brine shrimp of the species Artemia salina.
A live plant the introduction of which into Australia is in
accordance with the Quarantine Act 1908.
PART II - FISH
Division 1 - Freshwater Fish (Class Pisces)
Genus, species or sub-species Common Name
Abramites hypselonotus headstander
Acanthophthalmus spp. loach, kuhlii
Aequidens maronii keyhole
Aequidens pulcher acara, blue
Anostomus spp. headstander
Aphyocharax spp. tetras, bloodfin
Aphyosemeion spp. killie fish
Apistogramma spp. cichlid, dwarf
Aplocheilus spp. panchax
Apteronotus albifrons knife fish/black ghost
Apteronotus leptorhynchus long nose brown ghost knifefish
Arnoldichthys spilopterus Arnold's or redeye characin
Astronotus ocellatus oscar
Astyanax fasciatus mexicanis fish, blind cave
"jordani" (only albino form)
Aulonocara nyassae cichlid, African peacock
(length 5 cm and over)
Aulonocara spp. cichlids, African
Bagrichthys hypselopterus catfish, black lancer
(only males)
Balantiocheilus melanopterus shark, silver
Barbodes everetti barb, clown
Barbodes fasciatus barb, striped
Barbodes hexazona barb, tiger
Barbodes lateristriga barb
Barbodes pentazona barb, banded
Bedotia geayi rainbow, Madagascar
Benthochromis tricoti benthochromis tricoti
Betta spp. fighting fish
Boehlkea fredcochui tetra, Chochui's blue
Botia macracantha loach, clown
Brachydanio albolineatus danio, pearl
Brachydanio frankei danio, leopard
Brachydanio kerri danio, kerr's
Brachydanio nigrofasciatus danio, spotted
Brachydanio rerio danio, zebra
Brachygobius spp. bumble bee fish
Brochis spp. catfish, armored/catfish, blue
Brycinus longipinnis tetra, African
Campylomormyrus cassaicus double-nose elephant nose
Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus double-nose elephant nose
Capoeta arulius barb, longfin
Capoeta oligolepis barb, checker
Capoeta partipentazona barb, tiger
Capoeta semifasciolatus barb, golden
Capoeta tetrazona barb, tiger
Capoeta titteya barb, cherry
Carassius auratus goldfish
Carnegiella spp. hatchet fish
Chalinochromis brichardi cichlid, Lake Tanganyika
(only bridled morph of 5 cm
& over)
Chalinochromis spp. cichlids, Lake Tanganyika
Chanda spp. perchlets
Chilodus punctatus headstander, spotted
Cichlasoma nicaraguense cichlid, Nicaraguan
(length 5 cm & over)
Coelurichthys microlepis tetra, croaking
Colisa chuna gourami, honey dwarf
Colisa fasciata gourami, giant dwarf
Colisa labiosa gourami, thick-lipped
Colisa lalia gourami, dwarf
Copeina arnoldi tetra, splash/characin, jumping
Copeina guttata red spotted copeina
Corydoras spp. cat, armoured
Corynopoma riisei characin, swordtail
(only males)
Crenicara filamentosa checkerboard lyretail
Crenicara maculata cichlid, checkerboard
(length 5 cm & over)
Cyathopharnx furcifer thread fin furficer
Cyprichromis leptosoma cyprichromis, yellowtail
Cyrtocara moorii
Danio devario danio, bengal
Danio malabaricus danio, giant
Dermogenys pusillus half beak
Dianema urostriata catfish, stripe tailed
Epalzeorhynchus kallopterus flying fox
Epalzeorhynchus siamensis siamese flying fox
Epiplatys spp. killie fish
Eretmodus cyanostictus dwarf goby cichlid
Eretmodus maculatus cichlid, Tangyanikan clown
Esomus malayensis barb, flying
Farlowella acus catfish, twig
Gasteropelecus spp. hatchet fish
Gnathonemus macrolepidotus elephant nose
Gnathonemus petersi elephant nose
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi tetra, black widow
Gyrinocheilus aymonieri catfish, sucking - Asia
Hasemania nana tetra, silver tip
Helostoma rudolfi gourami, pink kissing

Helostoma temminckii gourami, green kissing
Hemigrammus spp. tetra
Hemiodopsis sterni hemiodopsis, striped
Hemigrammopetersius caudalis yellow-tail congo tetra
Homaloptera orthogoniata lizard fish - Indonesia
Hyphessobrycon spp. tetra
Inpaichthys kerri blue emperor tetra
Iodotropheys sprengerae cichlid, African
Julidochromis spp. cichlid, dwarf
Kryptopterus bicirrhis catfish, glass
Kryptopterus macrocephalus catfish, poormans glass
Labeo bicolor shark, redtail
Labeo erythrurus shark, red fin
Labeo frenatus shark, rainbow
Labeo variegatus shark, variegated
Laetacara curviceps curviceps
Laetacara dorsigerus cichlid
Laubuca laubuca Indian hatchet fish
Leiocassis siamensis catfish, Siamese or bumble bee
(only males)
Lepidarchus adonis tetra, flagtail or adonis
Leporinus arcus leporinus, lipstick
Leporinus fasciatus leporinus, banded
Leporinus maculatus leporinus, spotted
Leporinus multifasciatus leporinus, multi-banded
Loricaria filamentosa catfish, whiptail
Macrognathus aculeatus eel, spiny
Macropodus opercularis (only paradise fish
males of length 6 cm & over)
Megalamphodus spp. tetras
Melanochromis auratus auratus
Melanochromis simulans auratus
Mesonauta festivus festivum
(albino prohibited)
Metynnis spp. silver dollars
(length 4 cm & over)
Moenkhausia spp. tetra
Monodactylus argenteus angel, Malayan/mono/batfish
Monodactylus sebae mono, African
Morulius chrysophekadion shark, black
Myleus rubripinnis (only males red hook
of length 8 cm & over)
Nannacara anomala acara, golden dwarf
Nannacara aureocephalus cichlid, golden head
Nannacara taenia cichlid, dwarf lattice
Nannostomus spp. pencil fish
Nematobrycon spp. tetra, emperor
Neolamprologus brichardi Burundi, Princess of
Neolamprologus cylindricus cichlid, Tanganyikan
Neolamprologus leleupi cichlid, lemon
(only yellow morph of length
5 cm & over)
Neolamprologus meeli cichlid, African
(length 5 cm & over)
Neolamprologus ocellatus cichlid, African
(length 5 cm & over)
Ophthalmotilapia spp. threadfin/cichlid, blacknosed
Oryzias latipes medaka, golden
Osteochilus hasselti barb, bony lipped
Osteochilus vittatus barb, bony lipped
Otocinclus arnoldi catfish, sucker
Oxygaster oxygastroides barb, glass
Pantodon buchholzi butterfly fish
Papiliochromis altispinosa cichlid, Bolivian butterfly
Papiliochromis ramirezzii ram
Paracheirodon axelrodi tetra, cardinal
Paracheirodon innesi tetra, neon
Paracyprichromis nigripinnis blue neon cyprichromis
Parauchenipterus fisheri woodcat
(only males of length
7 cm & over)
Parosphromenus deissneri licorice gourami
(only males of length
4 cm & over)
Pelvicachromis pulcher kribensis
Pelvicachromis subocellatus kribensis
Pelvicachromis taeniatus kribensis
Petitella georgiae false rummy nose
Phenacogrammus interruptus tetra, congo
Pimelodella pictus cat, pictus
Pimelodus ornatus cat, pictus
Poecilia latipinna mollie, sailfin
Poecilia reticulata guppy
Poecilia sphenops mollie, black
Poecilia velifera mollie, yucatan sailfin
Poecilocharax weitzmani shining tetra
(only males)
Prionobrama filigera bloodfin, glass
Pristella maxillaris pristella
Pseudogastromyzon myersi sucker, dwarf stone
Pterophyllum spp. angel fish
Puntius asoka barb, asoka
Puntius bimaculatus barb, two spot
Puntius conchonius barb, rosy
Puntius cumingi barb, cummings
Puntius filamentosus barb, black spot
Puntius lineatus barb, striped
Puntius nigrofasciatus barb, ruby
Puntius ticto barb, ticto
Puntius vittatus barb, kooli
Rasbora argyrotaenia rasbora, silver
Rasbora borapetensis rasbora, red tail
Rasbora caudimaculata rasbora, red tail
Rasbora dorsiocellata rasbora, emerald eye
Rasbora dusonensis rasbora, yellow tail
Rasbora einthoveni rasbora, blue line
Rasbora elegans rasbora, two spot
Rasbora hengelii rasbora, harlequin
Rasbora heteromorpha rasbora, harlequin
Rasbora kalochroma rasbora, clown
Rasbora leptosoma rasbora, copper striped
Rasbora maculata rasbora, dwarf spotted
Rasbora pauciperforata rasbora, red line
Rasbora sarawakensis rasbora, Sarawak
Rasbora steineri rasbora, gold line
Rasbora taeniata rasbora, blue line
Rasbora trilineata scissortail, black
Rasbora vaterifloris rasbora, flame
Rhodeus amarus bitterling
Rhodeus sericeus bitterling
Semaprochilodus insignis prochilodus
Semaprochilodus taeniurus prochilodus, flagtail
Spathodus erythrodon cichlid, blue spotted goby
Sphaerichthys osphronemoides gourami, chocolate
Sturiosoma panamense catfish, armoured
(only females of length
8 cm & over)
Symphysodon spp. discus
Synodontis decorus catfish
(only males of length
10 cm & over)
Synodontis multipunctatus catfish, African
Synodontis nigriventris cat, upsidedown
Tanganicodus irsacae goby cichlid
Tanichthys albonubes white cloud
Telmatherina ladigesi rainbow, celebes
Thayeria spp. tetra, hockeystick
Thoracocharax spp. hatchet, fish
Toxotes jaculator archer, fish
Trichogaster leeri gourami, pearl
Trichogaster microlepis gourami, moonbeam
Trichogaster trichopterus gourami, golden/gourami,
opaline/gourami, blue
Trichopsis pumilus gourami
Trichopsis vittatus gourami
Trinectes maculatus flounder, freshwater
Triportheus spp. fish, false hatchet
Tropheus spp. cichlids, African
Xiphophous helleri swordtail
Xiphophorus maculatus platy
Xiphophorus variatus platy, variegated
Division 2 - Marine Fish (Class Pisces)
Family Genus, species or sub-species Common Name
Acanthuridae All species of the family Surgeonfish
Acanthuridae
Anomalopidae All species of the family Flashlight
Anomalopidae fish
Apogonidae All species of the family Cardinal
Apogonidae fishes
Balistidae All species of the family Triggerfish
Balistidae
Blennidae Cirripectes stigmaticus Blennies
Ecsenius axelrodi
Ecsenius bicolor
Ecsenius graveri
Ecsenius melarchus
Ecsenius midas
Ecsenius pulcher
Lipophrys nigriceps
Meiacanthus astrodorsalis
Meiacanthus grammistes
Meiacanthus ovalauensis
Brotulidae All species of the family Eel-Pouts
Brotulidae
Bythitidae All species of the family Cusk Eels
Bythitidae
Callionymidae All species of the family Dragonets
Callionymidae
Carangidae Alectis sp Trevally
Carapidae All species of the family Pearlfish
Carapidae
Centriscidae All species of the family Razor fish
Centriscidae
Chaetodontidae All species of the family Butterfly
Chaetodontidae fish
Cirrhitidae All species of the family Hawk fish
Cirrhitidae
Dasyatidae Taeniura lymma Stingrays
Ephippididae All species of the family Batfish
Ephippididae
Gobiidae Gobiodon sp Gobies
Lythrypnus sp
Nemateleotris sp
Ptereleotris sp
Signigobius sp
Valenciennea strigata
Grammidae All species of the family Grammas
Grammidae
Heterodontidae Heterodontidae zebra Bullhead
sharks
Holocentridae All species of the family Squirrel
Holocentridae fish
Labridae All species of the family Wrasses
Labridae
Lobotidae Lobotes sp Jumping Cod
Lutjanidae Macolor sp Sea perches
Symphorichthys sp
Malacanthidae All species of the family Blanquillos
Malacanthidae
Monocentrididae All species of the family Pineapple
Monocentrididae fish
Mugiloididae All species of the family Weevers
Mugiloididae
Mullidae All species of the family Mullidae Goatfish
Muraenidae All species of the family Moray eels
Muraenidae
Ostraciidae All species of the family Box fish
Ostraciidae
Pegasidae All species of the family Seamoths
Pegasidae
Pempherididae All species of the family Sweepers
Pempherididae
Pholidichthyidae All species of the family Convict
Pholidichthyidae blennies
Plesiopidae All species of the family Longfins
Plesiopidae
Plotosidae Plotosus lineatus Eel-tailed
catfish
Pomacanthidae All species of the family Angel fish
Pomacanthidae
Pomacentridae All species of the family Damsel fish
Pomacentridae
Priacanthidae All species of the family Bullseyes
Priacanthidae
Pseudochromidae All species of the family Dottybacks
Pseudochromidae
Scaridae All species of the family Scaridae Parrotfish
Scolopsidae Scolopsis bilineatus Spine-
cheeks
Scolopsis (Nemipterus) bleekeri
Scorpaenidae Brachirus sp Scorpion
Dendrochirus sp fish
Pterois sp
Rhinopias sp
Serranidae Anthias sp Rock Cods
Cromileptes sp
Siganidae Siganus (Lo) sp Rabbit fish
Syngnathidae All species of the family Pipe fish
Syngnathidae
Tetraodontidae Canthigaster sp Puffer fish
Zanclidae All species of the family Tangs
Zanclidae

WILDLIFE PROTECTION (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1982 - SCHEDULE 7

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SCHEDULE 7 Section 16
SPECIES OF NATIVE AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS ELIGIBLE TO BE
TREATED AS HOUSEHOLD PETS
Class Order Family Species
AVES PSITTA- Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita
CIFORMES (cockatoo, sulphur-crested)
Cacatua roseicapilla
(galah)
Cacatua sanguinea
(corella, little)
Cacatua tenuirostris
(corella, long-billed)
Nymphicus hollandicus
(cockatiel)
Platycercidae Melopsittacus undulatus
(budgerigar)