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This instrument is an approved wildlife trade management plan for sustainable crocodile farming in Queensland.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 08 Oct 2018
To be ceased 31 Oct 2023
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

DECLARATION OF AN APPROVED WILDLIFE TRADE MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

 

I, Melissa Price, Minister for the Environment: 

a)    having noted comments received in response to an invitation under section 303FR(1)

b)    being satisfied as to the matters set out in section 303FO

declare that the Wildlife Trade Management Plan – Queensland Crocodile Farming
1 November 2018–31 October 2023
(the Plan), is an approved wildlife trade management plan for the purposes of section 303FO of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Unless amended or revoked, this declaration has effect subject to the following conditions applied under section 303FT:

 

1.    The commercial farming must be carried out in accordance with the Plan.

2.    Eggs and young of Saltwater Crocodiles obtained from the Northern Territory must originate from sources approved under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

3.    Eggs of Saltwater Crocodiles obtained by ‘ranching’ in Queensland must originate from sources specified under the Plan.

4.    The number of Saltwater Crocodile eggs ranched from Queensland must not exceed annual quotas specified under the Plan.

5.    The annual report referred to in section 3.4 of the Plan must be submitted to the Department of the Environment and Energy by 30 June each year. The annual report will cover the previous calendar year.

6.    The approval is valid from 1 November 2018 until 31 October 2023.

 

Dated this .......second.......... day of  ..........October........... 2018

 

 

.........................Melissa Price..........................

Minister for the Environment