New South Wales Lobster Fishery - WTO variation 2006

Declaration of an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, S212, 28 November 2006

Commonwealth of Australia
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Variation to Declaration of an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation

I, Lara Musgrave, Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, hereby vary under subsection 303FT(7b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), the Declaration of an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation dated 29 November 2005 for the harvesting of specimens that are, or are derived from, fish or invertebrates, other than species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act, taken in the New South Wales Lobster Fishery, as defined in Schedule 1 of the New South Wales Fisheries Management Act 1991:

  1. Revoke condition a):
    Is valid until 29 November 2006.
  2. Include a new condition a):
    Is valid until 31 March 2007.
  3. Revoke condition b).
  4. Include a new condition b) and Schedule (dated November 2006):
    Is subject to the conditions applied under s.303FT specified in the November 2006 Schedule.

Dated this 27th day of November 2006

Lara Musgrave
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Heritage

Schedule

November 2006

Declaration of the Harvest Operations of the New South Wales (NSW) Lobster Fishery as an approved Wildlife Trade Operation

Additional Provisions (s.303FT)

Relating to the harvesting of fish specimens that are, or are derived from, fish or invertebrates, other than specimens of species listed under Part 13 of the Act, taken in the NSW Lobster Fishery.

  1. Operation of the fishery will be carried out in accordance with the NSW Lobster Share Management Plan 2000 in force under the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994.
  2. The Fishery Management Strategy for the NSW Lobster Fishery to be finalised and approved by 28 February 2007.