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This instrument amends the List of Threatened Species (16/07/2000) by deleting Epacris sp. Graniticola (A.Moscal 4210) R. Crowden and Spyridium microphyllum from the list in the endangered category, including Epacris graniticola and Marginaster littoralis in the list in the critically endangered category, including Spyridium lawrencei and Tasmanipatus anophthlmus in the list in the endagered category, including Patiriella viviparain the list in the vulnerable category and including Hypolimnus pedderensis in the lsit in the extinct category.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 15
Made 17 Jun 2009
Registered 29 Jun 2009
Tabled HR 11 Aug 2009
Tabled Senate 11 Aug 2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Instrument under section 184(1)(a)

 

(Issued under the Authority of the

Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts)

 

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the Act) places certain obligations on the Commonwealth to protect and conserve threatened species.

 

The purpose of this instrument is to amend the list of threatened species under the Act in accordance with s184(1)(a) of the Act by:

 

deleting from the list in the endangered category:

·        Epacris sp. Graniticola (A.Moscal 4210) R.Crowden

·        Spyridium microphyllum

 

including in the list in the critically endangered category:

·        Epacris graniticola

·        Marginaster littoralis

 

including in the list in the endangered category:

·        Spyridium lawrencei

·        Tasmanipatus anophthalmus

 

including in the list in the vulnerable category:

·        Patiriella vivipara

 

including in the list in the extinct category:

·        Hypolimnus pedderensis

 

Consultation on the nominations to amend the list of threatened species under the Act to include these species was undertaken before the legislative instrument was made.  The nominations were placed on public exhibition, and public comments were sought.  Parties with relevant expertise were directly consulted regarding their views.

 

This instrument is a legislative instrument for the purposes of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

 

The instrument commenced on the day after it was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.