Western Australian South Coast Trawl Fishery

Declaration of an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation -
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, S32, 24 February 2006

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

I, ANDREW McNEE, Assistant Secretary, Marine Environment Branch, as 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 Western Australia South Coast Trawl Fishery, as defined through Conditions 73 and 79 on Fishing Boat Licences, made under the Western Australian Fisheries Act 1905 and transitioned under the Fish Resources Management Act 1994:

  1. Revoke condition a):
    Is valid until 28 February 2006.
  2. Include a new condition a):
    Is valid until 31 August 2008.
  3. Revoke condition b) and the Schedule (dated November 2005):
    Is subject to the conditions applied under section 303FT specified in the Schedule.
  4. Include a new condition b) and Schedule (dated February 2006):
    Is subject to the conditions applied under section 303FT specified in the February 2006 Schedule.

Dated this twenty fourth day of February 2006

[signed]

Andrew McNee
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Heritage