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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 10 March 2017 to date (accessed 30 April 2017 at 11:10)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 47
47   Declaration of critical habitat by Minister
(1)  The Minister may:
(a)  approve a recommendation, without amendment or with any amendments that the Minister considers appropriate, or
(b)  refuse a recommendation (on the basis of one or more of the factors referred to in section 44 (1) or otherwise), or
(c)  refer it back to the Chief Executive for further consideration.
(2)  Despite the other provisions of this Division, the Minister must approve or refuse a recommendation within 6 months after the date specified in the notice referred to in section 41 (2) as the date by which submissions about the recommendation must be made.
(3)  If the Minister approves of a recommendation, with or without amendments, the Minister may, by notification published in the Gazette, declare the area or areas of land identified in the recommendation (with any appropriate amendment) and described in the notification to be the critical habitat of the endangered species, population or ecological community or critically endangered species or ecological community concerned.
(4)  Section 53 (2) applies to the publication of a map of the critical habitat.