Fisheries Management Act 1994 No 38
Current version for 14 November 2014 to date (accessed 20 December 2014 at 19:43)

220F   Eligibility for listing of species

(1)  A species is eligible to be listed as a species presumed extinct at a particular time if, in the opinion of the Fisheries Scientific Committee, it has not been recorded in its known or expected habitat in New South Wales, despite targeted surveys, over a time frame appropriate, in the opinion of the Fisheries Scientific Committee, to its life cycle and form.
(2)  A species is eligible to be listed as a critically endangered species if, in the opinion of the Fisheries 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.
(3)  A species is eligible to be listed as an endangered species if, in the opinion of the Fisheries 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 species.
(4)  A species is eligible to be listed as a vulnerable species if, in the opinion of the Fisheries 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 species.
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