Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Historical version for 16 July 2010 to 12 August 2010 (accessed 26 November 2014 at 17:23) Current version

12   Listing of ecological communities

(1)  An ecological community is eligible to be listed as a critically endangered ecological community if, in the opinion of the Scientific Committee, it is facing an extremely high risk of extinction in New South Wales in the immediate future, as determined in accordance with criteria prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  An ecological community is eligible to be listed as an endangered ecological community if, in the opinion of the Scientific Committee:
(a)  it is facing a very high risk of extinction in New South Wales in the near future, as determined in accordance with criteria prescribed by the regulations, and
(b)  it is not eligible to be listed as a critically endangered ecological community.
(3)  An ecological community is eligible to be listed as a vulnerable ecological community if, in the opinion of the Scientific Committee:
(a)  it is facing a high risk of extinction in New South Wales in the medium-term future, as determined in accordance with criteria prescribed by the regulations, and
(b)  it is not eligible to be listed as an endangered or critically endangered ecological community.
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