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EPBC/s.303EC/SSLI/Amend/053 Lists as made
This instrument amends the List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import (29/11/2001) to allow live specimens of ten insect species to be imported into Australia under Part 2 of the live import list for research purposes.
Administered by: Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Made 08 May 2012
Registered 05 Jun 2012
Tabled HR 18 Jun 2012
Tabled Senate 18 Jun 2012
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Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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, TONY BURKE, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, pursuant to paragraph 303EC (1) (a) 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 Invertebrate Animals, Arthropods (Arthropoda), Class Insecta in the appropriate alphabetic positions:

 

Add:

Taxon

Common Name

Appendix

Conditions for Import

Ambia sp. nov. 3404QA

lygodium stem borer

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Bagous affaber

hydrilla stem-boring weevil

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Bagous chinensis

hydrilla stem-boring weevil

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Bagous indistinctus

hydrilla stem-boring weevil

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Bagous vicinus

hydrilla stem-boring weevil

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Bagous n. sp. nov. 3409QA

hydrilla stem-boring weevil

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Carea varipes

rhodomyrtus leaf borer

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Idiophantis sp. nov. 4031QA

rhodomyrtus fruit borer

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Lygomusotima stria

lygodium leaf defoliator

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

Sternuchopsis reticulatus

rhodomyrtus shoot borer

 

Research only. High security facilities only.

 

This amendment will take effect on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

Dated this 8th day of May 2012

 

 

 

TONY BURKE

Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities