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NATURE CONSERVATION ACT 2014 - SECT 65

Threatened native species list—eligibility criteria

    (1)     The Minister must develop criteria to be used in deciding whether a species is eligible to be included in a category in the threatened native species list (the threatened native species list criteria ).

Note     The power to make an instrument includes the power to amend or repeal the instrument (see Legislation Act

, s 46).

    (2)     The threatened native species list criteria may only include scientific matters.

    (3)     In developing the threatened native species list criteria, the Minister must have regard to—

        (a)     the conservation of the species; and

        (b)     the ecological significance of the species; and

        (c)     any relevant national standards.

    (4)     In developing the threatened native species list criteria, the Minister must consult—

        (a)     the conservator; and

        (b)     the scientific committee.

    (5)     The threatened native species list criteria are a disallowable instrument.

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

.



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