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Contents (1995 - 101)
Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Repealed version for 18 August 2017 to 24 August 2017 (accessed 18 November 2017 at 22:56)
Part 10 Section 142B
142B   Chief Executive may accredit persons to prepare assessments and surveys
(1)  The Chief Executive may institute arrangements for the accreditation of suitably qualified and experienced persons to undertake and prepare surveys and assessments for use in connection with:
(a)  biodiversity certification of land under Part 7AA, or
(b)  any assessment of the matters referred to in section 5A (Significant effect on threatened species, populations or ecological communities, or their habitats) of the Planning Act, or
(c)  the biobanking scheme established under Part 7A.
(2)  An applicant for accreditation must furnish the Chief Executive with such information as the Chief Executive requires to effectively determine the application and the application must be accompanied by the fee fixed by the Chief Executive for the consideration of the application.
(3)  An accreditation is to be for the period (not exceeding 3 years) specified by the Chief Executive in the instrument of accreditation, and the accreditation (or any renewal of it) may be given subject to the conditions and restrictions (if any) specified in the instrument of accreditation.
(4)  Without limiting subsection (3), an accreditation is to include conditions that require surveys and assessments to be undertaken and prepared in accordance with standards approved from time to time by the Chief Executive by order published in the Gazette.
(5)  The Chief Executive may vary conditions or restrictions (if any) attaching to an accreditation and may suspend or cancel an accreditation.