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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
Current version for 14 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 August 2017 at 06:26)
Part 7AA Division 8 Section 126ZH
126ZH   Biodiversity certification agreements
(1)  The Minister may enter into an agreement with a person in connection with biodiversity certification (including a proposal to confer, modify or extend biodiversity certification).
(2)  The agreement may make provision for any or all of the following:
(a)  requiring the person to make monetary contributions to the Minister for the purpose of improving biodiversity values,
(b)  requiring the person to dedicate land for conservation purposes,
(c)  requiring the person to carry out specified actions, or to refrain from carrying out specified actions, on land owned by the person for the purpose of improving biodiversity values,
(d)  providing for any other conservation measures that the person agrees to implement,
(e)  requiring the person to provide security for the performance of any of the person’s obligations in connection with biodiversity certification,
(f)  providing for the timing of the implementation of any of the person’s obligations in connection with biodiversity certification,
(g)  providing for monitoring, reporting and audit requirements,
(h)  providing for any other matter relating to biodiversity certification.
(3)  For the purposes of this Part, the agreement is a biodiversity certification agreement.
(4)  The Minister must not enter into a biodiversity certification agreement relating to Crown land (within the meaning of the Crown Lands Act 1989) except with the consent of the Minister administering that Act.