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EPBC303/DC/SFS/2020/01 Lists as made
This instrument amends the List of Exempt Native Specimens Instrument 2001 to delete from the list and include in the list specimens from various fisheries under the Freshwater and Marine Animals heading.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 13 Feb 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate24-Feb-2020

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens – Queensland Commercial Trawl (Fin Fish) Fishery and Queensland Line Fishery (Coral), February 2020.

 

 

I, Louise Vickery, Assistant Secretary, Environmental Approvals and Wildlife Trade Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, pursuant to subsection 303DC(1)(a) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the EPBC Act by deleting from the list specimens and any associated restrictions or conditions as set out in Schedule 1, and by including in the list specimens and associated restrictions or conditions as set out in Schedule 2.

 

This instrument is a legislative instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2003.

 

The instrument commences the day after it is registered.

 

 

Dated this   13    day of February 2020

 

 

 

 

Louise Vickery

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment


 

SCHEDULE 1

 

Under the heading Freshwater and Marine Animals delete from the list the following items and any associated notations:

Taxon/Item

Common Name

Notation

specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the Act and other than specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Part 13A), taken in the Queensland Fin Fish (Stout Whiting) Trawl Fishery

Queensland Fin Fish (Stout Whiting) Trawl Fishery

the specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully, and
the specimens are covered by the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act in relation to the fishery.

specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the Act, taken in the Coral Reef Fin Fish Fishery

Coral Reef Fin Fish Fishery

the specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully, and
the specimens are covered by the declaration of an approved wildlife trade operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act in relation to the fishery.

 


 

SCHEDULE 2

 

Under the heading Freshwater and Marine Animals include in the list the following items and associated notations:

Taxon/Item

Common Name

Notation

Specimen that are, or are derived from, fish or invertebrates taken in the Queensland Commercial Trawl (Fin Fish) Fishery as defined in the management regime in force under the Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland) and Fisheries (General) Regulation 2019, Fisheries (Commercial Fisheries) Regulation 2019, Fisheries Declaration 2019 and Fisheries Quota Declaration 2019 (Queensland), but not including:

i.        specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 209 of the EPBC Act (Australia’s list of Migratory Species), or

ii.      Specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 248 of the EPBC Act (Australia’s list of Marine Species), or

iii.    Specimens that belong to eligible listed threatened species, as defined under section 303BC of the EPBC Act, or

iv.    specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Australia’s CITES List).

Queensland Commercial Trawl (Fin Fish) Fishery

The specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully and the specimens are included in the list until 31 May 2020.

 

Specimen that are, or are derived from, fish or invertebrates taken in the Queensland Line Fishery (Coral) as defined in the management regime in force under the Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland) and Fisheries (General) Regulation 2019, Fisheries (Commercial Fisheries) Regulation 2019, Fisheries Declaration 2019 and Fisheries Quota Declaration 2019 (Queensland), but not including:

i.      specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 209 of the EPBC Act (Australia’s list of Migratory Species), or

ii.      Specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 248 of the EPBC Act (Australia’s list of Marine Species), or

iii.    Specimens that belong to eligible listed threatened species, as defined under section 303BC of the EPBC Act, or

iv.    specimens that belong to taxa listed under section 303CA of the EPBC Act (Australia’s CITES List).

Queensland Line Fishery (Coral)

The specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully and the specimens are included in the list until 16 October 2020.