Western Rock Lobster Fishery - LENS amendment 2002

Amendment of List of Exempt Native Specimens
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, GN 35, 4 September 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:

  • Western Rock Lobster (Panulirus cygnus)
  • Octopus (Octopus species)
  • Snow crab (Chacean bicolor)
  • Spiny (champagne) crab (Hypothalassia acerba)
  • Giant crab (Pseudocarcinus gigas)

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

  • the specimens must have been taken in accordance with the Western Rock Lobster Limited Entry Notice 1993 in force under the Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (Western Australia); and
  • inclusion of the specimens in the list will expire five years after the date of gazettal of this instrument.

Dated this 20th day of August 2002

[Signed]

David Kemp
Minister for the Environment and Heritage