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This instrument declares the Wildlife Trade Management Plan - Queensland Protected Plants, 5 August 2019 to 4 August 2024 to be an approved Wildlife Trade Management Plan under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 02 Aug 2019
To be ceased 02 Aug 2024
Ceased by Self Ceasing

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

DECLARATION OF AN APPROVED WILDLIFE TRADE MANAGEMENT PLAN –Queensland Protected Plants, 5 August 2019 to 4 August 2024

 

I, John Gibbs, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy declare under subsection 303FO(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), that the plan Wildlife Trade Management Plan - Queensland Protected Plants, 5 August 2019 to 4 August 2024 (prepared by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science) is an Approved Wildlife Trade Management Plan for the purposes of section 303FO of the EPBC Act.

This declaration has effect subject to the following conditions applied under section 303FT of the EPBC Act:

1.      Harvesting of plants and plant parts in Queensland is to be done in accordance with the Wildlife Trade Management Plan - Queensland Protected Plants, 5 August 2019 to 4 August 2024.

2.      The approval excludes wild harvested specimens of species listed as threatened under the EPBC Act.

3.      The Queensland Department of Environment and Science must provide an annual report to the Department of the Environment and Energy. The report must include details of:

·           Harvest records for all harvested taxa;

·           Quotas, requirements and/or limitations for authorised harvesting of any taxa;

·           sustainable harvest plans;

·           emerging threats detected;

·           any species reclassified under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland);

·           enforcement activities, including numbers of investigations, breaches and prosecutions, and details of any remedial action taken; and

·           results of research carried out in the previous twelve month period This declaration is valid for five years from the date of registration of this declaration.

 

Dated this 29th day of July 2019

 

                                                                        John Gibbs

 

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, Wildlife Trade Assessments Section, Department of the Environment and Energy, via email: wta@environment.gov.au.