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Administered by: Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Published Date 03 Jul 2013

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

DECLARATION OF APPROVED

WILDLIFE TRADE MANAGEMENT PLAN

I, Matthew White, Acting Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for Environment, Heritage and Water, under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the Act), declare under subsection 303FO(2) of the Act, that the plan “Management of Commercial Harvesting of Protected Flora in Western Australia 1 July 2013 – 30 June 2018” (prepared by the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife) is an Approved Wildlife Trade Management Plan for the purposes of section 303FO of the Act.

This declaration has effect subject to the following condition applied under section 303FT of the Act:

  1. The Department of Parks and Wildlife must provide an annual report to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, at the end of each financial year.  The report must include details of:
    • Harvest records for all harvested taxa;
    • Quotas imposed on the harvesting of any taxa;
    • Enforcement activities, including numbers of investigations, breaches and prosecutions, and details of any remedial action taken; and
    • Results of research carried out in the previous twelve month period.
  2. This declaration is valid from 1 July 2013 until 30 June 2018.

 

Dated this 2nd day of July 2013

 

 

Matthew White

Delegate of the Minister for Environment, Heritage and Water

 

 

Subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, a person or persons whose interests are affected by this declaration may, within 28 days, make an application in writing to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, for the reasons for the decision. An application for independent review of the decision may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, on payment of the relevant fee, by or on behalf of the person or persons whose interests are affected, either within 28 days of receipt of the reasons for the decision, or within 28 days of this declaration if reasons for the decision are not sought. Further information may be obtained from:

 

Director, Wildlife Trade Assessments

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

GPO Box 787

CANBERRA ACT 2601

Telephone: (02) 6274 2880 Facsimile: (02) 6274 1921