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This instrument is a declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation for commercial harvest and export of wallabies in Tasmania.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 01 Jun 2018
To be ceased 02 Jun 2021
Ceased by Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Ceasing Comments See subsection 303FN(6).

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Approved Wildlife Trade Operation (Wallaby Products) Declaration 2017

 

1.     I, Josh Frydenberg, Minister for the Environment and Energy: 

(a)        having considered any comments that were given in response to an invitation under section 303FR(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act); and

(b)        being satisfied as to the matters set out in section 303FN of the EPBC Act,

declare that the Proposal for the Commercial Harvest and Export of Products Obtained from Wallabies in Tasmania (the operation) is an approved wildlife trade operation for the purposes of section 303FN of the EPBC Act.

2.    The operation is only subject to the declaration in paragraph 1 under the following conditions:

 

a)    The wildlife trade operation is valid for three years from the date of registration on the Federal Register of Legislation.

b)    The wildlife trade operation relates only to the processing of skins, fibres and furs from Bennett’s wallabies (Macropus rufogriseus) and rufous wallabies (Thylogale billardierii).

c)    An annual report must be submitted to Wildlife Trade Assessments, Department of the Environment and Energy by 31 March each year.

d)    The harvest referred to must be carried out in accordance with the National Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies for Commercial Purposes, and the document Proposal for the Commercial Harvest and Export of Products Obtained from Wallabies in Tasmania.

 

Dated this ........21st............... day of .................June........................ 2017

 

 

.......................... Josh Frydenberg................................

 

Minister for the Environment and Energy

 

Note:  The name of this instrument was amended on registration as the instrument as lodged did not have a unique name (see subsection 10(2), Legislation Rule 2016).