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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 9 June 2009 to 30 June 2009 (accessed 26 January 2020 at 19:47) Current version
Part 1 Section 5C
5C   Application of Act with respect to threatened species conservation—fish and marine vegetation
(1)  A reference in this Act to the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, in connection with critical habitat, or threatened species, populations or ecological communities, or their habitats, is to be construed in accordance with this section.
(2)  To the extent that the matter concerns critical habitat of fish or marine vegetation, or threatened species, populations or ecological communities of fish or marine vegetation, or their habitats:
(a)  a reference to the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 is taken to be a reference to Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(b)  a reference to the Minister administering the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 is taken to be a reference to the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(c)  a reference to the Director-General of National Parks and Wildlife is taken to be a reference to the Director of NSW Fisheries.
(3)  In this section:
fish has the same meaning as in Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.
marine vegetation has the same meaning as in Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.