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EPBC/s.303EC/SSLI/Amend/025 Lists as made
This instrument amends the List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import (29/11/2001) to prohibit the import of live specimens of Felis catus (Domestic Cat) and Felis Serval (Serval) hybrid specimens and any reproductive material.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Made 30 Jul 2008
Registered 02 Aug 2008
Tabled HR 26 Aug 2008
Tabled Senate 26 Aug 2008
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Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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.303EC

 

I, PETER ROBERT GARRETT, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, under paragraph 303EC(1)(b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the Act), delete the following item in Part 1 of the list of specimens taken to be suitable for live import established under s.303EB of the Act (the list):

 

Taxon

Common Name

Felis catus

Domestic Cat

 

and under paragraph 303EC(1)(a) of the Act include the following item in Part 1 of the list, under the heading “Vertebrate Animals, Mammals (Mammalia)” in the appropriate alphabetical position:

 

Taxon

Common Name

Felis catus, excluding any specimen of Felis catus derived from cross breeding with:

(a)    a Felis serval or

(b)   a Savannah Cat (Felis catus x Felis serval). 

Note: To avoid doubt, (a) and (b) exclude from the definition of Felis catus any specimen with any genetic material derived from Felis serval.

Domestic Cat

 

This instrument commences on the date it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

Dated this 30th day of July 2008

 

 

Peter Garrett

 

Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts