Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
141A References to Minister and Director-General
(1) In this Part, a reference to the Minister includes a reference to the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and a reference to the Director-General includes a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Industry and Investment.
(2) If a provision of this Part (or applied by this Part) requires or authorises the Minister or the Director-General to take any action or decide any matter, the provision is taken only to require or authorise:
(a) the Minister administering this Act and the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994, or
(b) the Director-General and the Director-General of the Department of Industry and Investment,
to take the action jointly or decide the matter jointly.
(3) However, any such action may be taken separately, or any such decision may be made separately, in respect of any matter if those Ministers or officers so agree.