Act No. 194 of 1992 as amended This compilation was prepared on 25 February 2000



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Schedule 2; Listed ecological communities

Section 16

(Currently no entries)

Schedule 3; Key threatening processes

Section 17

Predation by the European red fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Dieback caused by the root-rot fungus (Phytophthora cinnamoni)

Predation by feral cats

Competition and land degradation by feral rabbits

Competition and land degradation by feral goats

Schedule 4;Agreements between Australia and other countries

Sections 174 and 175

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of

Japan for the Protection of Migratory Birds and Birds in Danger of

Extinction and their Environment signed at Tokyo on 6 February 1974.

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as

Waterfowl Habitat adopted on 2 February 1971 by the International

Conference on the Conservation of Wetlands and Waterfowl held at

Ramsar, Iran.

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

signed at Bonn on 23 June 1979.

Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific, signed at

Apia, Western Samoa on 12 June 1976.

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of

the People's Republic of China for the Protection of Migratory Birds

and their Environment (CAMBA) signed at Canberra on 20 October 1986.

Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment

of the South Pacific (the SPREP Convention) signed at Noumea on

24 November 1986.



Notes to the Act

Note 1


The as shown in this

compilation comprises Act No. 194, 1992 amended as indicated in the

Tables below.

The was amended by

Declarations made under subsection 18(1) of the Act. [see Note 2]

For all relevant information pertaining to application, saving or

transitional provisions see Table A.

Table of Acts

Act

Number


and year

Date


of Assent

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

194, 1992

21 Dec 1992

30 Apr 1993 (see Gazette 1993, No. S46)

Environment, Sport and Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1994

113, 1994

16 Sept 1994

16 Sept 1994

;

Environment, Sport and Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1997



118, 1997

7 July 1997

Schedule 1 (items 23-26): Royal Assent (a)

Sch. 1 (item 26)

Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997

152, 1997

24 Oct 1997

Schedule 2 (item 734): 1 Jan 1998 (see Gazette 1997, No. GN49) (b)

;

Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999



92, 1999

16 July 1999

Schedule 1 (item 11) and Schedule 2 (items 1-10): [see (c) and Note

3]

Sch. 1 (item 11) and Sch. 2 (items 2-10) [see Note 3]



Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999

146, 1999

11 Nov 1999

Schedule 1 (items 416, 417): 5 Dec 1999 (see Gazette 1999, No. S584)

(d)

;

(a) The was amended by



Schedule 1 (items 23-26) only of the Environment, Sport and

Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1997, subsection 2(1) of which

provides as follows:

(1) Subject to subsections (2), (3) and (4), this Act commences on the

day on which it recieves the Royal Assent.

(b) The was amended by

Schedule 2 (item 734) only of the Audit (Transitional and

Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997, subsection 2(2) of which provides

as follows:

(2) Schedules 1, 2 and 4 commence on the same day as the Financial

Management and Accountability Act 1997.

(c) The was amended by

Schedule 2 (item 1) only of the Environmental Reform (Consequential

Provisions) Act 1999, subsection 2(1) of which provides as follows:

(1) Subject to this section, this Act commences when the Environment

Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 commences. [see

Note 3]

(d) The was amended by



Schedule 1 (items 416 and 417) only of the Public Employment

(Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999, subsections 2(1)

and (2) of which provide as follows:

(1) In this Act, commencing time means the time when the Public

Service Act 1999 commences.

(2) Subject to this section, this Act commences at the commencing

time.

Table of Amendments



ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed

and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

S. 4

am. No. 113, 1994; No. 118, 1997; No. 146, 1999



S. 6

am. No. 118, 1997

S. 24

am. No. 118, 1997



S. 49

am. No. 152, 1997

S. 138

am. No. 113, 1994



Note 2

The was amended by

Declarations made under subsection 18 (1) of the Act. The following is

a listing of the Declarations notified in the Government Notices

Gazette:

GN 18 11 May 1994

GN 21 1 June 1994

GN 22 8 June 1994

GN 25 28 June 1995

GN 31 9 August 1995 pp. 3099-3100

GN 18 8 May 1996 pp. 1329-1331

GN 33 20 August 1997 pp. 2344-2347

GN 39 1 October 1997 p. 2712

GN 5 4 February 1998 pp. 388-399

GN 9 4 March 1998 p. 642

GN 30 29 July 1998 pp. 2591, 2592

GN 38 23 September 1998 p. 3165

GN 44 4 November 1998 p.3533

GN 8 24 February 1999 p. 503

GN 29 21 July 1999 p. 2161

GN 44 3 November 1999 pp. 3866-3872

GN 51 22 December 1999 p. 4247

GN 2 19 January 2000 pp. 82-86

Note 3


Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 (No. 92,

1999)


The following amendments and provisions commence when the Environment

Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (No. 91 of 1999)

comes into operation (16 July 2000 if not proclaimed earlier):

Schedule 1

11 Parts 3 and 13 of the new Act do not apply to acts allowed by

permit under Endangered Species Protection Act

If a permit in force under the

immediately before the commencement of the new Act allowed a person to

do an act, Parts 3 and 13 of the new Act do not apply to the doing of

the act by the person during the period for which the permit continues

in force because of Part 2 of Schedule 2 to this Act.

Schedule 2 Part 1;Repeal 1 The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2;Saving and transitional provisions 2 Definitions

In this Part:

new Act means the Environment Protection and Biodiversity

Conservation Act 1999.

Species Act means the Endangered Species Protection Act

1992.

3 Listing of species, ecological communities and key threatening



processes

Application

(1) Subitems (2) and (3) apply if, immediately before the commencement

of the new Act:

(a)

an item had been nominated by a person under section



25 of the Species Act for inclusion in a list in

Schedule 1, 2 or 3 to that Act; and

(b)

the Minister administering that Act had not:



(i)

added the item to the list; or

(ii)

decided not to add the item to the list.



Nominated item to be dealt with under new Act

(2) The person is taken to have nominated the item under

subsection 191(1) of the new Act, as shown in the following table.

Purposes for which person is taken to have nominated item

Item

Description of item nominated under Species Act



Purposes for which person is taken to have nominated item

1

Species nominated for inclusion in the list in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to



the Species Act

For inclusion in the category of the list mentioned in paragraph

178(1)(d) of the new Act

2

Species nominated for inclusion in the list in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to



the Species Act

For inclusion in the category of the list mentioned in paragraph

178(1)(e) of the new Act

3

Species nominated for inclusion in the list in Part 3 of Schedule 1 to



the Species Act

For inclusion in the category of the list mentioned in paragraph

178(1)(a) of the new Act

4

Ecological community



For inclusion in the category of the list mentioned in paragraph

181(1)(b) of the new Act

5

Threatening process



For inclusion in the list mentioned in section 183 of the new Act

Time limit for Scientific Committee to deal with nomination

(3) Subsection 189(4) of the new Act applies in relation to a

nominated species or ecological community as if the Threatened Species

Scientific Committee had received the nomination under section 191 of

that Act from the Minister administering that Act on the later of the

following days (or either of them if the days are the same):

(a)


the day the nomination was made under the Species

Act;


(b)

the day 6 months before the commencement of the new

Act.

Scientific Committee taken to have given advice under new Act



(4) If:

(a)


in performing its function under paragraph 159(1)(a)

of the Species Act, the Endangered Species Scientific

Subcommittee advised the Minister administering the

Species Act to add an item to, or delete an item

from, a list in a Schedule to that Act; and

(b)


that Minister had not made a decision on the addition

or deletion of the item before the commencement of

the new Act;

the Threatened Species Scientific Committee is taken to give

corresponding advice under section 189 of the new Act to the Minister

administering the new Act on the day on which the relevant list

mentioned in the third column of the table in subitem (5) is

established.

What is corresponding advice?

(5) The table shows what is corresponding advice taken to have been

given by the Threatened Species Scientific Committee.

Corresponding advice

Item

Advice given by Endangered Species Scientific Subcommittee



Corresponding advice taken to be given by Threatened Species

Scientific Committee

1

To add a species to the list in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Species



Act

To include the species in the category of the list mentioned in

paragraph 178(1)(d) of the new Act

2

To delete a species from the list in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the



Species Act

To delete the species from the category of the list mentioned in

paragraph 178(1)(d) of the new Act

3

To add a species to the list in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Species



Act

To include the species in the category of the list mentioned in

paragraph 178(1)(e) of the new Act

4

To delete a species from the list in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the



Species Act

To delete the species from the category of the list mentioned in

paragraph 178(1)(e) of the new Act

5

To add a species to the list in Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Species



Act

To include the species in the category of the list mentioned in

paragraph 178(1)(a) of the new Act

6

To delete a species from the list in Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the



Species Act

To delete the species from the category of the list mentioned in

paragraph 178(1)(a) of the new Act

7

To add an ecological community to the list in Schedule 2 to the



Species Act

To include the ecological community in the category of the list

mentioned in paragraph 181(1)(b) of the new Act

8

To delete an ecological community from the list in Schedule 2 to the



Species Act

To delete the ecological community from the category of the list

mentioned in paragraph 181(1)(b) of the new Act

9

To add a threatening process to the list in Schedule 3 to the Species



Act

To include the threatening process in the list mentioned in section

183 of the new Act

10

To delete a threatening process from the list in Schedule 3 to the



Species Act

To delete the threatening process from the list mentioned in section

183 of the new Act

Minister may ask Scientific Committee to review advice

(6) The Minister administering Division 1 of Part 13 of the new Act

may request the Threatened Species Scientific Committee to review the

Endangered Species Scientific Subcommittee's advice described in

subitem (4), and report to that Minister on the review, within 3

months. If that Minister does so:

(a)


the Committee is not taken to have given

corresponding advice as described in that subitem;

and

(b)


subsections 189(2) and (3) of the new Act apply in

relation to the Committee as if that Minister had

sought the Committee's advice under subsection 189(1)

of that Act in relation to the matter that was the

subject of the Subcommittee's advice; and

(c)


subsections 189(5) and (6) of the new Act apply as if

the Committee's report were advice to that Minister.

Time limit for Minister to request review

(7) The Minister must not make a request for review of advice to add

an item to, or delete an item from, a list more than 90 days after the

day on which the relevant list mentioned in the third column of the

table in subitem (5) is established.

Relationship between subitems

(8) Subitem (6) has effect despite subitems (3) and (4).

4 Continuation of recovery plans and threat abatement plans

Continuation of recovery plans

(1) A recovery plan or threat abatement plan that was approved or

adopted under the Species Act and was in force under that Act

immediately before the commencement of the new Act has effect for the

purposes of the new Act as if the plan had been made or adopted under

the new Act.

Review of continued plans

(2) Subsection 279(2) of the new Act applies in relation to the plan

as if the intervals were measured from the day the plan was adopted or

approved under the Species Act.

Continued plan need not deal with certain matters before review

(3) This item has effect in relation to a plan before the first review

of the plan under section 279 of the new Act, even if the plan does

not comply with subsection 270(2) or 271(2) (as appropriate) of the

new Act.

5 Continued preparation of recovery plans and threat abatement plans

(1) If, before the commencement of the new Act, the Director had

complied with section 39 of the Species Act in relation to a draft

plan and the Minister administering that Act had not approved the plan

under that Act, the Minister administering the new Act need not comply

with section 275 of the new Act before making a plan under Subdivision

A of Division 5 of Part 13 of the new Act that is based on the draft

plan.

(2) The Minister administering the new Act may make the plan even if



he or she has not received advice described in paragraph 274(1)(b) of

the new Act.

6 Conservation agreements

For the purposes of the new Act, a conservation agreement made under

the Species Act has effect as if:

(a)


it had been made under the new Act; and

(b)


any reference in it to the Director (as defined in

the Species Act) were a reference to the Minister

administering the new Act.

7 Conservation orders

Continuation of permanent and interim conservation orders

(1) For the purposes of the new Act, a permanent conservation order or

interim conservation order in force under the Species Act immediately

before the commencement of the new Act has effect as if it were a

conservation order made under Division 13 of Part 17 of the new Act.

Expiry of interim conservation orders

(2) However, an interim conservation order does not have effect after

the last day on which it could have had effect under the Species Act

if the Species Act had not been repealed.

Reconsideration of permanent and interim conservation orders

(3) If, before the commencement of the new Act:

(a)


the Minister administering the Species Act made a

permanent conservation order or an interim

conservation order under the Species Act; and

(b)


a person applied to that Minister under the Species

Act for reconsideration of the order or for

reconsideration of a decision on review of the order;

and


(c)

that Minister had not confirmed, varied or revoked

the order or decision;

that Minister must not confirm, vary or revoke the order or decision,

despite section 8 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Minister's advice about conservation orders

(4) For the purposes of the new Act, advice given under Division 4 of

Part 6 of the Species Act by the Minister administering the Species

Act in relation to a permanent conservation order or an interim

conservation order has effect as if it had been given under Division

13 of Part 17 of the new Act.

Continuation of impact assessment conservation orders

(5) Despite the repeal of the Species Act, an impact assessment

conservation order that was in force under the Species Act immediately

before its repeal continues to have effect in relation to an action to

which Part 3 of the new Act does not apply because of item 4, 5 or 8

of Schedule 1 to this Act as if the following provisions had not been

repealed:

(a)

Division 3 of Part 5 of the Species Act;



(b)

the other provisions of the Species Act, so far as

they relate to impact assessment conservation orders.

Modification of provisions of Species Act

(6) The provisions mentioned in paragraphs (5)(a) and (b) apply for

the purposes of subitem (5) as if:

(a)

a reference in those provisions to the Director were



a reference to the Secretary to the Department

administering Division 13 of Part 17 of the new Act;

and

(b)


a reference in those provisions to the Minister were

a reference to the Minister administering that

Division; and

(c)


a reference in those provisions to the Environment

Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act 1974 were a

reference to that Act as it continues to apply

because of Part 2 of Schedule 3 to this Act; and

(d)

a reference in those provisions to the EPIP



administrative procedures were a reference to the

Administrative Procedures that apply because of Part

2 of Schedule 3 to this Act.

8 Permits

(1) Despite the repeal of the Species Act:

(a)


a permit that was issued under that Act and was in

force immediately before the repeal of that Act

continues in force for the period for which it would

have been in force if that Act had not been repealed;

and

(b)


that Act (as in force immediately before its repeal)

continues to operate in relation to the permit and

the action covered by the permit as if:

(i)


references in that Act to the Director were

references to the Secretary to the Department

administering Division 1 of Part 13 of the new

Act; and


(ii)

references in the Species Act to the Minister

were a reference to the Minister administering

that Division.

(2) If, before the commencement of the new Act:

(a)


a person applied under the Species Act to the

Minister administering that Act for reconsideration

of a decision by the Director relating to a permit

under the Species Act; and

(b)

that Minister had not confirmed, varied or revoked



the decision;

that Minister must not confirm, vary or revoke the order or decision,

despite subitem (1) and section 8 of the Acts Interpretation Act

1901.


9 AAT review of advice relating to conservation orders

(1) This item extends subsection 43(1) of the Administrative Appeals

Tribunal Act 1975 for the purposes of an application made at any time

to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (in accordance with that Act)

for review of a decision by the Minister administering the Species Act

to give advice under Division 4 of Part 6 of the Species Act.

Note: Subsection 25(7) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act

1975 allows the President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to

specify a person to take the place of the Minister administering the

Species Act in proceedings after the repeal of the Species Act.

(2) Without limiting subsection 43(1) of the Administrative Appeals

Tribunal Act 1975, the Tribunal may:

(a)

exercise the powers and discretions of the Minister



administering the new Act for the purpose of varying

the decision of the Minister administering the

Species Act or substituting another decision for the

decision of the Minister administering the Species

Act; or

(b)


remit the matter to the Minister administering the

new Act for consideration in accordance with any

directions or recommendations of the Tribunal.

10 Inventories and surveys

Inventories of species and communities on land

(1) An inventory prepared under section 165 of the Species Act for an

area has effect for the purposes of the new Act as if it had been

prepared under section 172 of the new Act.

Surveys of species in marine areas

(2) A survey prepared under section 166 of the Species Act for an area

has effect for the purposes of the new Act as if it had been prepared

under section 173 of the new Act.

Certain obligations not affected

(3) This item does not affect the obligations under the new Act of the

Minister administering that Act to prepare an inventory or survey of

the following in an area:

(a)

listed threatened ecological communities (except



communities included in the endangered category of

the list mentioned in section 181 of the new Act);

(b)

listed migratory species;



(c)

listed marine species.

As at 20 January 2000 the amendments are not incorporated in this

consolidation.

Table A

Application, saving or transitional provisions



Environment, Sport and Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1997

(No. 118, 1997)

26 Application of amendment made by item 25

The amendment made by item 25 does not apply to a decision under

subsection 24(2) if the Scientific Subcommittee's advice was received

before the commencement of that item. In that case, the former 30 day



limit continues to apply.
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