Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette S147, 15 May 2002

Commonwealth of Australia
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens

I, David Alistair Kemp, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, pursuant to subsection 303DC(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the Act by including in the list the following specimens:

  • Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides)
  • mackerel icefish (Champsocephalus gunnari)
  • unicorn icefish (Channichthys rhinoceratus)
  • grey rockcod (Lepidonotothen squamifrons)
  • rat-tails or grenadiers (Macrourus spp.)
  • fishmeal product

with a notation for each specimen that inclusion in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:

  • in relation to specimens other than fishmeal product, the specimen must have been taken in accordance with the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002 as first in force under the Fisheries Management Act 1991; and
  • in relation to fishmeal product, the specimen must be derived from specimens taken in accordance with the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002 as first in force under the Fisheries Management Act 1991; and
  • in relation to each specimen, inclusion of the specimen on the list will expire five years after the date of this instrument.

Dated this day 14th of May 2002

[Signed]

David Kemp
Minister for the Environment and Heritage