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This instruments amends the List of Migratory Species to ensure compliance with section 209 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, which requires the List to include species included under the Bonn Convention.
Administered by: DEW
Made 03 Dec 2002
Registered 16 May 2007
Gazetted 12 Mar 2003
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Subsection 209(1)

 

Amendment of the List of Migratory Species

 

 

 

I, DAVID ALISTAIR KEMP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, pursuant to

paragraph 209(1)(b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, hereby amend the List of Migratory Species established under section 209 of that Act by including in it the following migratory species, in consequence of their inclusion in the appendices to the Convention of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, done at Bonn on

23 June 1979 (‘Bonn Convention’):

 

Antarctic Minke Whale            Balaenoptera bonaerensis

Bryde’s whale                          Balaenoptera edeni

Fin Whale                                Balaenoptera physalus

Pygmy Right Whale                  Caperea marginata

Sei Whale                                Balaenoptera borealis

Sperm whale                            Physeter macrocephalus

Killer whale                              Orcinus orca

Great White Shark                    Carcharodon carcharias

 

This amendment takes effect on 23 December 2002.

 

 

Dated this   3rd    day of December 2002

 

 

David Kemp

Minister for the Environment and Heritage