Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 19 November 2014 to date (accessed 27 November 2014 at 05:32)
Part 1Section 5C

5C   Application of Act with respect to threatened species conservation—fish and marine vegetation

(1)  A reference in this Act to the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, in connection with critical habitat, or threatened species, populations or ecological communities, or their habitats, is to be construed in accordance with this section.
(2)  To the extent that the matter concerns critical habitat of fish or marine vegetation, or threatened species, populations or ecological communities of fish or marine vegetation, or their habitats:
(a)  a reference to the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 is taken to be a reference to Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(b)  a reference to the Minister administering the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 is taken to be a reference to the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(c)  a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water is taken to be a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Industry and Investment.
(3)  In this section:

fish has the same meaning as in Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.

marine vegetation has the same meaning as in Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.

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