New South Wales Ocean Trawl Fishery - LENS amendment 2008

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, November 2008


I, CLAIRE HOWLETT, Assistant Secretary, Marine Biodiversity Policy Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts pursuant to subsection 303DC(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act), hereby amend the list of exempt native specimens established under section 303DB of the EPBC Act by including in the list the following:

  • Specimens that are or are derived from fish or invertebrates, other than specimens that belong to species listed under Part 13 of the EPBC Act, taken in the New South Wales Ocean Trawl Fishery, as defined in the Fishery Management Strategy for the Ocean Trawl Fishery made under the New South Wales Fisheries Management Act 1994.

with a notation that inclusion of the specimens in the list is subject to the following restrictions or conditions:

  • The specimen, or the fish or invertebrate from which it is derived, was taken lawfully; and
  • The specimens are included on the list until 28 February 2009.

For the purposes of section 12(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, the specified day for the purposes of the commencement of this instrument is 28 November 2008.

Dated this 12th day of November 2008


Claire Howlett

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts