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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 18 August 2017 to date (accessed 24 August 2017 at 16:37)
Part 6 Division 1 Section 91
91   Licence to harm or pick threatened species, populations or ecological communities or damage habitat
(1)  The Chief Executive may grant a licence authorising a person to take action likely to result in one or more of the following:
(a)  harm to any animal that is of, or is part of, a threatened species, population or ecological community,
(b)  the picking of any plant that is of, or is part of, a threatened species, population or ecological community,
(c)  damage to critical habitat,
(d)  damage to habitat of a threatened species, population or ecological community.
(2)  A general licence may be issued under section 120 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 to authorise an action referred to in subsection (1) only:
(a)  for the welfare of an animal, or
(b)  if there is a threat to life or property.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not limit the purposes for which a licence may be issued under this section.
Note.
 For example, a licence may be issued under this section to authorise an Aboriginal person or persons to harm animals or pick plants for cultural purposes.