Victorian Eel Fishery - LENS amendment May 2009

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, S78, 1 May 2009

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

I, NIGEL ROUTH, 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 Victorian Eel Fishery, as defined in the management regime made under the Victorian Fisheries Act 1995 and Fisheries Regulations 2009.

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 1 May 2014.

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 1 May 2009.

Dated this 24th day of April 2009

[signed]

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