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What is a controlled native species?—ch 7

    (1)     In this chapter:

"controlled native species" means a native species declared to be a controlled native species under subsection (2).

    (2)     The Minister may declare a native species to be a controlled native species if satisfied that the species is having, or is likely to have, an unacceptable environmental, social or economic impact.

Example—unacceptable social impact

a threatened native species poses a serious threat to human health

Note     Power to make a statutory instrument includes power to make different provision in relation to different matters or different classes of matters, and to make an instrument that applies differently by reference to stated exceptions or factors (see Legislation Act

, s 48).

    (3)     A declaration is a disallowable instrument.

Note     A disallowable instrument must be notified, and presented to the Legislative Assembly, under the Legislation Act


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