Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 17 October 2014 to date (accessed 22 November 2014 at 06:04)
Part 4Division 1Section 56A

56A   Joint preparation of recovery plans

(1)  The Director-General may, with the prior approval of the Minister and the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994, make arrangements with the Director of NSW Fisheries for the joint preparation of a recovery plan under this Act and Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.
(2)  In such a case, any function of the Director-General or the Minister under this Part in respect of the plan may be exercised in conjunction with any corresponding function of the Director of NSW Fisheries or the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994 in respect of the plan under the Fisheries Management Act 1994.
Note. For example, the Director-General and the Director of NSW Fisheries may jointly publish a notice of the preparation of the plan under section 61 of this Act and section 220ZO of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.
(3)  The Minister may exercise his or her functions under sections 64 and 65 of this Act in respect of any such plan only with the concurrence of the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994.
(4)  If the Minister administering this Act and the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994 are unable, following consultation, to resolve any dispute as to the exercise of any function under sections 64 and 65 of this Act in respect of any such plan, the matter is to be referred to the Premier for resolution. The decision of the Premier in relation to the matter is to be given effect to by the Ministers.
(5)  Except as otherwise provided by this section, this Part applies in respect of a recovery plan jointly prepared as provided for by this section in the same way as it applies in respect of any other recovery plan.
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