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Administered by: Environment
Published Date 01 Jul 2014

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)

DECLARATION OF AN APPROVED WILDLIFE TRADE OPERATION

 

1.         I, Shaneen Coulson, Acting Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment:  

(a)       having considered the comments that were given in response to an invitation under section 303FR(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (the EPBC Act); and

(b)       being satisfied as to the matters set out in section 303FN of the EPBC Act,

declare that an operation to commercially export mounted specimens (taxidermy) of native Australian wildlife by South Pacific Taxidermy Pty Ltd of Melbourne, Victoria, is an approved existing stocks wildlife trade operation for the purposes of section 303FT of the EPBC Act.

2.         The Plan is subject to the declarations in paragraphs 1-4:

(a)       for a period of three years from the date of gazettal;

(b)       while the conditions specified in the Schedule to this Instrument are complied with.

 

Dated this 30th day of June 2014

 

Shaneen Coulson

Delegate for the Minister for the Environment

 

SCHEDULE

Condition 1

The operation is undertaken in accordance with the proposal submitted by Mr Gary Pegg of South Pacific Taxidermy on 2 April 2014.

Condition 2

Mr Gary Pegg is required to maintain a current Commercial Wildlife (Wildlife Taxidermist) Licence Type 2, issued by the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) in accordance with the Victorian Wildlife Act 1975 and Section 52 of the Victorian Wildlife Regulations 2002.

Condition 3

Accurate records must be maintained and kept up-to-date in accordance with DEPI requirements. If requested, these records will be made available to the Department of the Environment in a timely manner.

Condition 4

All species identified on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and all species listed as threatened under the EPBC Act are excluded from this operation.