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This instrument declares Western Australian, Crazy Crabs to be an approved wildlife trade operation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 14 Dec 2018
To be ceased 14 Dec 2021
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Declaration of an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation – Crazy Crabs – December 2018

 

I, Paul Murphy, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, am satisfied that an operation conducted by Crazy Crabs to harvest and export Land Hermit Crabs (Coenobita variabilis), is a small-scale operation, as defined by regulation 9A.20(2) under subsection 303FN(10) (b). I declare under subsection 303FN (2) that Crazy Crabs is an approved wildlife trade operation.

 

This declaration has effect subject to the following conditions applied under S303FT:

 

1.      The operation is to be undertaken in accordance with the proposal submitted on

30 October 2018.

2.      Harvest is restricted to Coenobita variabilis (Land Hermit Crabs).

3.      All activities covered by this approval, must be carried out in accordance with the necessary permits and approvals as required under State and Commonwealth laws.

4.      Crazy Crabs must submit annual reports that include the total number of Land Hermit Crabs harvested, and the total number of Land Hermit Crabs exported.

5.      This declaration is valid for three years from the date of gazettal of this declaration.

 

Dated this   12th   Day of   December 2018

 

………………..Paul Murphy……………….

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment

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 (currently $884 or reduced fee where applicable due to financial hardship) 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, Wildlife Trade Assessments Section, Department of the Environment and Energy, Email: wta@environment.gov.au, Telephone: (02) 6274 1900 (option 2).