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This instrument amends the List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import to allow live specimens of 30 species of venomous snakes to be imported into Australia under Part 2 of the live import list.
Administered by: DEW
General Comments: This instrument takes effect on the first day on which it is no longer liable to be disallowed.
Made 29 Jun 2007
Registered 20 Jul 2007
Tabled HR 07 Aug 2007
Tabled Senate 07 Aug 2007
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Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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

 

Amendment - List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import – s.303EB

 

I, Malcolm Bligh Turnbull, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, pursuant to paragraph 303EC(1)(e) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, make the following amendment to Part 2 of the list of specimens taken to be suitable for live import, established under s.303EB of the Act, under the heading Vertebrate Animals, Class: Reptilia (Reptiles), in the appropriate alphabetical position:

Change:

Taxon

Common Name

Appendix

Conditions for Import

Bitis gabonica

Gaboon Viper

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Bitis nasicornis

Rhinoceros Viper

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Boiga dendrophila

Banded Mangrove Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Bothriechis schlegelii

Eye-lash Pitviper

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets. Excluding Honduras populations.

Bothrops alternatus

Urutu, Yarara Parker’s Pit Viper

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Crotalus adamanteus

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Crotalus atrox

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Crotalus basiliscus basiliscus

West Mexican Coast Rattlesnake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Crotalus durissus unicolor

Aruba Island Rattlesnake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets. Excluding Honduras populations.

Crotalus lepidus

Rock Rattlesnake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.  High security facilities only

Demansia papuensis

Papuan Whip Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Glyphodon tristis

Brown-headed Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Laticauda colubrina

Yellow-lipped Sea Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Laticauda crockeri

Rennell Island Sea Krait

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Laticauda laticaudata

Amphibious Sea Krait

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Laticauda schistorhynchus

Banded Sea Krait

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Loveridgelaps elapoides

Orange-banded Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Naja haje

Banded Egyptian Cobra

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Naja melanoleuca

Forest Cobra

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Naja naja

Indian Cobra

II

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Ophiophagus hannah

King Cobra

II

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Oxyuranus scutellatus

Taipan

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Parapistocalamus hedigeri

Hediger’s Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Pseudechis papuanus

Papuan Black Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Pseudonaja textilis

Eastern Brown Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Salomonelaps par

Solomon Island Elapid

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Sistrurus catenatus tergeminus

Western Massasauga Rattlesnake

I

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Tropidolaemus wagleri

Wagler’s Viper

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and Travelling exhibitions.  High security facilities only.

Unechis nigrostriatus

Black Headed Snake

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

Vipera russellii

Russell’s Viper

 

Eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets.

 

To:

 

Taxon

Common Name

Appendix

Conditions for Import

Bitis gabonica

Gaboon Viper

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Bitis nasicornis

Rhinoceros Viper

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Boiga dendrophila

Banded Mangrove Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Bothriechis schlegelii

Eye-lash Pitviper

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Bothrops alternatus

Urutu, Yarara Parker’s Pit Viper

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Crotalus adamanteus

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Crotalus atrox

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Crotalus basiliscus basiliscus

West Mexican Coast Rattlesnake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Crotalus durissus unicolor

Aruba Island Rattlesnake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

Excluding Honduras populations.

High security facilities only.

Crotalus lepidus

Rock Rattlesnake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Demansia papuensis

Papuan Whip Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Glyphodon tristis

Brown-headed Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Laticauda colubrina

Yellow-lipped Sea Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Laticauda crockeri

Rennell Island Sea Krait

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Laticauda laticaudata

Amphibious Sea Krait

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Laticauda schistorhynchus

Banded Sea Krait

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Loveridgelaps elapoides

Orange-banded Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Naja haje

Banded Egyptian Cobra

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Naja melanoleuca

Forest Cobra

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Naja naja

Indian Cobra

II

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.

High security facilities only.

Ophiophagus hannah

King Cobra

II

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.  High security facilities only.

Oxyuranus scutellatus

Taipan

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.

High security facilities only.

Parapistocalamus hedigeri

Hediger’s Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Pseudechis papuanus

Papuan Black Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Pseudonaja textilis

Eastern Brown Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions.

High security facilities only.

Salomonelaps par

Solomon Island Elapid

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Sistrurus catenatus tergeminus

Western Massasauga Rattlesnake

I

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Tropidolaemus wagleri

Wagler’s Viper

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Unechis nigrostriatus

Black Headed Snake

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

Vipera russellii

Russell’s Viper

 

Commercial venom production and eligible non-commercial purpose only, excluding household pets and travelling exhibitions. 

High security facilities only.

 

 

This change will take effect on the first day on which it is no longer liable to be disallowed.

 

 

Dated this 29th day of June 2007

 

 

Malcolm Turnbull

 

 

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources