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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 10 March 2017 to date (accessed 26 April 2017 at 08:21)
Part 7AA Division 3 Section 126K
126K   Certification not to be conferred without biodiversity certification strategy
(1)  Biodiversity certification may be conferred on land only if the applicant has a biodiversity certification strategy.
(2)  A biodiversity certification strategy is a policy or strategy for the implementation of conservation measures to ensure that the overall effect of biodiversity certification is to improve or maintain biodiversity values.
(3)  The biodiversity certification strategy is to be used as the basis for the assessment of the application for biodiversity certification.
(4)  A biodiversity certification strategy is to identify the following:
(a)  the land proposed for biodiversity certification,
(b)  the land proposed for biodiversity conservation (being any land on or in respect of which conservation measures are to be implemented),
(c)  the proposed conservation measures,
(d)  any person or body proposed as a party to the biodiversity certification.
 Parties to a biodiversity certification are responsible for the implementation of the proposed conservation measures.
(5)  The land proposed for biodiversity conservation must comply with any requirements (whether geographic or scientific) provided for by the biodiversity certification assessment methodology.
(6)  The Minister may issue guidelines for the preparation of biodiversity certification strategies.