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This instrument amends the List of Exempt Native Specimens Instrument 2001 to include product from the Victorian Scallop (Ocean) Fishery until 27 November 2020.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 06 Dec 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Dec-2017
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2018



Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999


Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens – Victorian Scallop (Ocean) Fishery, November 2017



I, VERONICA BLAZELY, Acting Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy, pursuant to subsection 303DC(1)(a) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the EPBC Act by including in the list the following:


·         specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act (other than a species listed in the conservation dependent category), and specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Australia’s CITES list), taken in the Victorian Scallop (Ocean) Fishery as defined in the management regime in force under the Fisheries Act 1995 (Vic) and Fisheries Regulations 2009 (Vic),


with a notation that inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:


·         the specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully, and

·         the specimens are covered by the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act in relation to the fishery.


This instrument commences the day after it is registered.


State legislation referred to in the instrument is incorporated as in force at the time this instrument commences.



Dated this                   28        day of              November                   2017





Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy