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Published Date 28 Feb 2013
Printed Publication Date 28 Feb 2013



Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999


Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens



I, TONY BURKE, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities pursuant to subsection 303DC(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the EPBC Act by including in the list the following:


·         specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act (other than a species listed in the conservation dependent category), taken in the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery, as defined in the management plan for the fishery made under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and the Fisheries Management Regulations 1992


with a notation that inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:


·         the specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully, and

·         the specimens are covered by the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act in relation to the fishery.





Dated this 25 day of February 2013





………………………Tony Burke………………………


Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities