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Administered by: Environment
Published Date 28 Jan 2014

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

DECLARATION OF AN APPROVED WILDLIFE TRADE OPERATION

 

I, NATHAN HANNA, Acting Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, hereby vary under paragraph 303FT(7)(b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation dated 27 June 2012 for the Queensland Coral Fishery as defined under the Queensland Fisheries Regulations 2008 and the Queensland Fisheries Act 1994 such that the conditions specified in Schedule 2 to that declaration are varied as follows:

 

in Condition 6, delete the words

 

“By 31 December 2013, Fisheries Queensland, in consultation with and for the approval of Australia’s CITES Scientific Authority for marine species (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities) to review and update the performance measurement system for the Queensland Coral Fishery, with particular reference to performance measures and management responses relating to taxa listed on Appendix II of CITES.”

and replace with the words


“By 1 July 2014, Fisheries Queensland, in consultation with and for the approval of Australia’s CITES Scientific Authority for marine species (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities) to review and update the performance measurement system for the Queensland Coral Fishery, with particular reference to performance measures and management responses relating to taxa listed on Appendix II of CITES”.

 

Dated this 17th day of January 2014

 

 

………….…….………N.Hanna………………………

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment

 

Under the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, a person whose interests are affected by this decision may apply for a statement of reasons and for independent review of the decision. An application for a statement of reason may be made in writing to Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities within 28 days of the date of the declaration. An application for independent review may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on payment of the relevant fee within 28 days of the date of the declaration, or if reasons are sought, within 28 days of receipt of reasons. Further information may be obtained from the Director, Sustainable Fisheries Section.