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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 10 March 2017 to date (accessed 29 April 2017 at 17:24)
Part 7 Division 4 Section 126E
126E   Suspension of certification in connection with implementation of package
(1)  The Minister may by order published in the Gazette suspend biodiversity certification of the native vegetation reform package in its application to a particular region (within the meaning of the Local Land Services Act 2013) if the Minister is of the opinion that Local Land Services:
(a)  has failed to properly exercise its functions under the native vegetation reform package, or
(b)  has otherwise failed to exercise its functions in a manner that promotes the conservation of threatened species, populations and ecological communities.
(2)  During the suspension of biodiversity certification of the native vegetation reform package in its application to a particular region (within the meaning of the Local Land Services Act 2013), land within that region does not have the benefit of the biodiversity certification of the native vegetation reform package.
(3)  The Minister is only entitled to form an opinion for the purposes of this section:
(a)  based on the outcomes of any audit undertaken by the NRC, or
(b)  based on the results of an investigation conducted by the Chief Executive, or
(c)  in such other circumstances as may be prescribed by the regulations.