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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 10 March 2017 to date (accessed 26 April 2017 at 08:17)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 44
44   Consideration of recommendation by Minister
(1)  On receiving a recommendation from the Chief Executive, the Minister must consider the recommendation and have regard to the following:
(a)  the likely social and economic consequences of a declaration of critical habitat in the manner indicated in the recommendation,
(b)  without limiting paragraph (a), the likely consequences of a declaration of critical habitat in the manner indicated in the recommendation for landholders of, or other persons having an interest in, or on lawful uses of, the land,
(c)  the advice of the Scientific Committee concerning the matter,
(d)  any submissions made about the recommendation and, in particular, any submissions received from public authorities exercising relevant functions in relation to the land.
(2)  In so doing, the Minister must also consider whether, consistent with the principles of ecologically sustainable development, the recommendation might be amended to avoid or lessen any adverse consequences of the making of a declaration of critical habitat.