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This instrument declares an approved Wildlife Trade Operation for the NSW Ocean Trap and Line Fishery until 27 October 2017.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Registered 04 May 2017
Date ceased to have effect 06 Jul 2018
Ceased by Self Ceasing

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

DECLARATION OF AN APPROVED WILDLIFE TRADE OPERATION

I, Paul Murphy, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy, having satisfied myself on the matters set out in section 303FN of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), declare the operation that is specified in column 1 of Table 1, to be an approved wildlife trade operation under subsection 303FN (2) and paragraph 303FN(10)(d), of the EPBC Act, but only to the extent the operation relates to the class of specimens specified in column 2 of Table 1. 

Table 1

Operation

Class of Specimens

New South Wales Ocean Trap and Line Fishery, as defined in the management regime in force under the New South Wales Fisheries Management Act 1994, the Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010, the Fisheries Management (Supporting Plan) Regulation 2006 and the Fisheries Management (Ocean Trap and Line Share Management Plan) Regulation 2006.

Specimens that are, or are derived from, fish or invertebrates, other than:

a)     specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act, and

b)    specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Part 13A), except for smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena).

 

 Unless amended or revoked, this declaration:

a)             is subject to the conditions applied under section 303FT specified in the Schedule.

 

Dated this       3          day of              May                 2017

 

 

………….…….…Paul Murphy………………………

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy

A person whose interests are affected by this declaration may, within 28 days, make an application in writing to the Department of the Environment and Energy for the reasons for the decision.

An application for independent review of the decision (under section 303GJ (1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), on payment of the relevant fee by the applicant, either within 28 days of receipt of the reasons for the decision, or within 28 days of this declaration if reasons for the decision are not sought. Applications should be made to the Deputy Registrar, AAT in your Capital City. Please visit the AAT’s website at http://www.aat.gov.au/ for further information.

You may make an application under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) to access documents relevant to this decision. For further information, please visit http://www.environment.gov.au/foi/index.html.

Further enquiries should be directed to the Director, Sustainable Fisheries Section, Department of the Environment and Energy, Telephone: (02) 6274 1917 Email: sustainablefisheries@environment.gov.au.

SCHEDULE

 

 

Declaration of the Harvest Operations of the New South Wales Ocean Trap and Line Fishery as an approved wildlife trade operation

 

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS (section 303FT)

 

 1.   Unless otherwise amended or revoked, this declaration is valid until 27 October 2017.