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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 14 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 August 2017 at 16:36)
Part 4 Division 1 Section 65
65   Approval of recovery plan by Minister
(1)  In considering whether to approve or to refuse to approve a draft recovery plan, the Minister must have regard to the likely social and economic consequences of the approval of the plan.
(2)  The Minister may:
(a)  approve a draft recovery plan without amendment or with any amendments that the Minister considers appropriate, or
(b)  refuse to approve the plan (on the basis of the likely social or economic consequences of the plan or otherwise), or
(c)  refer it back to the Chief Executive for further consideration.
(3)  Without limiting subsection (2), the Minister may refuse to approve a plan or refer it back to the Chief Executive for further consideration on the basis that the plan does not comply with the requirements of this Act.