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Administered by: Environment
Published Date 15 May 2015






Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999



List of CITES Species

Declaration of a stricter domestic measure in accordance with section 303CB




I, Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment, pursuant to subsection 303CB(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), declare that the list of CITES[1] species established under subsection 303CA(1) of the EPBC Act, has effect as if the species Panthera leo (African lion), currently included in Appendix II to CITES, is included in Appendix I to CITES.


This instrument will commence on 13 March 2015.



Dated this       5th          day of             March       2015





Greg Hunt



Greg hunt


Minister for the Environment








[1] The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora made at Washington on 3 March 1973, as amended and in force for Australia from time-to-time.