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This instrument varies the condition to the Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens - New South Wales Ocean Trap and Line Fishery (variation).
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Registered 20 Oct 2017
Date of repeal 22 Oct 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

DECLARATION OF AN APPROVED WILDLIFE TRADE OPERATION – NEW SOUTH WALES OCEAN TRAP AND LINE FisherY, OCTOBER 2017

 

I, Paul Murphy, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy, hereby vary under paragraph 303FT(7)(b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation dated 3 May 2017 for the New South Wales Ocean Trap and Line Fishery as defined in the management regime in force under the Fisheries Management Act 1984 (NSW), the Fisheries Management (General) Regulations 2010 (NSW), the Fisheries Management (Supporting Plan) Regulations 2006 (NSW), and the Fisheries Management (Ocean Trap and Line Share Management Plan) Regulations 2006 (NSW), such that the condition specified in the Schedule to that declaration is varied as follows:

 

In Condition 1, delete the words

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

and replace with the words

Unless otherwise amended or revoked, this declaration is valid until 4 May 2018.”

 

 

 

Dated this                 18th                  day of              October                       2017

 

 

 

 

 ………….…….…Paul Murphy…………….........

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy

 

 

 

Notes:                                                                                                                                                                           

1.             Under the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, a person whose interests are affected by this decision may apply for a statement of reasons and for independent review of the decision. An application for a statement of reasons may be made in writing to the Department of the Environment and Energy within 28 days of the date of the declaration. An application for independent review may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on payment of the relevant fee within 28 days of the date of the declaration, or if reasons are sought, within 28 days of receipt of reasons. Further information may be obtained from the Director, Sustainable Fisheries Section.

 

 

2.             Australia’s obligations under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) are met through Part 13A of the EPBC Act. Specimens of species listed in Appendix II of Australia’s CITES list under section 303CA of the EPBC Act may only be exported, under a CITES export permit issued under the EPBC Act, if Australia’s CITES Scientific Authority has issued a non detriment finding for that species. Further information, including a list of species for which non detriment findings have been issued and the fisheries from which they may be sourced, is available from htttp://www.environment.gov.au/topics/biodiversity/wildlife-trade/internationally -endangered-plants-and-animals-cites/how-export.