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This instrument allows live specimens of Indotestudo elongata (Elongate Tortoise) to be imported into Australia under Part 2 of the live import list.
Administered by: DOEH
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 15
Registered 15 Jul 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-2005
Tabled Senate09-Aug-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014




Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999


Amendment - List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import – s303EB


I, Ian Gordon Campbell, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, pursuant to paragraph 303EC(1)(a) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, include the following item on Part 2 of the list of specimens taken to be suitable for live import, established under s. 303EB of the EPBC Act, under the heading Vertebrate Animals, Reptiles (Reptilia), in the appropriate alphabetical position:



Common Name


Conditions for Import

Indotestudo elongata

Elongate Tortoise


Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

High security facilities only.









These changes will take effect on the first day on which they are no longer liable to be disallowed.


Dated this         4th            day of             July                  2005






Minister for the Environment and Heritage