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Administered by: Environment
Published Date 01 Mar 2016

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EPBC303DC/SFS/2016/03

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens

 

 

I, PAUL MURPHY, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the 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:

 

·         Australian salmon (Arripis trutta) taken by the Richey Fishing Company in the Tasmanian Scalefish Fishery as defined in the Tasmanian Fisheries (Scalefish) Rules 2015 in force under the Tasmanian Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995

 

with a notation that inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:

 

·         the specimen, or the fish 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.

 

 

 

 

Dated this 22nd day of February 2016

 

 

 

….……………………P. Murphy…………………………

 

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment