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This instrument amends the List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import (29/11/2001) to allow live specimens of Aedes albopictus (Asian Tiger Mosquito) to be imported into Australia under Part 2 of the Live Import List.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 05 Nov 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Nov-2021
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2021

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

List of Specimens taken to be Suitable for Live Import Amendment

(Asian Tiger Mosquito) Instrument 2021

 

I, Sussan Ley, Minister for the Environment, pursuant to subparagraph 303EC(1)(a)(i) and 303EC(1)(a)(iii) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, and having considered a report prepared for the purposes of paragraph 303EC(5)(a) of that Act, make the following amendment by including in Part 2 to the List of Specimens Taken to be Suitable for Live Import (29/11/2001) under the heading ‘Invertebrate Animals’, ‘Arthropods (Arthropoda)’, ‘Class: Insecta’ in the appropriate alphabetic position:

 

 

Taxon

Common Name

Conditions for import

Aedes albopictus

Asian Tiger Mosquito

Research only. High security facilities only.

 

This instrument commences the day after registration.

 

 

Dated:              11th October 2021

 

 

Sussan Ley

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SUSSAN LEY

Minister for the Environment