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Native Vegetation Act 2003 No 103
Current version for 1 January 2014 to date (accessed 23 June 2017 at 18:41)
Part 2 Section 6
6   Meaning of native vegetation
(1)  For the purposes of this Act, native vegetation means any of the following types of indigenous vegetation:
(a)  trees (including any sapling or shrub, or any scrub),
(b)  understorey plants,
(c)  groundcover (being any type of herbaceous vegetation),
(d)  plants occurring in a wetland.
(2)  Vegetation is indigenous if it is of a species of vegetation, or if it comprises species of vegetation, that existed in the State before European settlement.
(3)  For the purposes of this Act, native vegetation does not include any mangroves, seagrasses or any other type of marine vegetation to which section 205 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 applies.