Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 28 November 2014 to date (accessed 22 December 2014 at 20:55)
Part 10Introductory note
Introductory note. This Part makes provision for a number of miscellaneous matters relating to the operation of the Act. These include:
•  a statement that the Act binds the Crown
•  a requirement that the Director-General report on the operation of the Act in the Director-General’s annual report to Parliament
•  a provision enabling third parties to bring proceedings in the Land and Environment Court for orders remedying or restraining breaches of the Act
•  a statement that the Act is not intended to affect native title rights and interests
•  a provision providing that the Director-General may decline to disclose the location of critical habitat (or proposed critical habitat) other than to specified persons if the Director-General is of the opinion that disclosure would be likely to expose the critical habitat (or proposed critical habitat) to a significant risk and that withholding of the location is in the public interest, and if affected landholders have requested, or are agreeable to, the withholding of the location
•  a provision enabling third parties to bring proceedings in the Land and Environment Court for orders remedying or restraining breaches of the Act
•  provisions as to the form and service of notices and other documents under the proposed Act
•  a provision concerning review of the operation of the Act as soon as possible after the period of 18 months after the date of assent to the proposed Act.

The Part also authorises the making of regulations, and contains formal provisions giving effect to the Schedules amending other Acts and inserting savings, transitional and other provisions.

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