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What is a draft Ramsar wetland management
plan ?—pt 8.4

    (1)     In this part:

"draft Ramsar wetland management plan", for a Ramsar wetland

        (a)     means a draft plan detailing how the Ramsar wetland, and its surrounding area, is to be managed to preserve and protect the ecological character of the Ramsar wetland; and

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).

        (b)     includes anything required to be included by a conservator guideline; and

Note     Conservator guidelines —see  s 23.

        (c)     may apply, adopt or incorporate an instrument as in force from time to time.

Note 1     The text of an applied, adopted or incorporated law or instrument, whether applied as in force from time to time or at a particular time, is taken to be a notifiable instrument if the operation of the Legislation Act

, s 47 (5) or (6) is not disapplied (see  s 47 (7)).

Note 2     A notifiable instrument must be notified under the Legislation Act


    (2)     In this section:

"ecological character"—see the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

(Cwlth), section 16 (3) (Requirement for approval of activities with a significant impact on a declared Ramsar wetland).

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