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Published Date 08 May 2014

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999


Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens



I, Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment, 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), and


-        specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Australia’s CITES list)


taken in the New South Wales Ocean Trap and Line Fishery, as defined in the New South Wales Fisheries Management (Ocean Trap and Line Share Management) Regulation 2006 in force under the New South Wales Fisheries Management Act 1994,


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.



Greg Hunt


Minister for the Environment


Dated this 6th day of May 2014