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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Repealed version for 18 August 2017 to 24 August 2017 (accessed 19 November 2017 at 04:37)
Part 9 Section 140
140   The Strategy
(1)  The Chief Executive is to prepare a Biological Diversity Strategy within 9 months after the commencement of this Part setting out how the objects of this Act are to be achieved.
(2)  The Strategy is to include proposals for:
(a)  ensuring the survival and evolutionary development in nature of all species, populations and communities, including appropriate protection under the Wilderness Act 1987 or the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 or under the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(b)  preparing or contributing to the preparation of strategies for ecologically sustainable development in New South Wales, including the integration of biological diversity conservation and natural resource management, and
(c)  an education program targeted at the community and public authorities, and
(d)  a biological diversity research program, and
(e)  encouraging greater community involvement in decision making affecting biological diversity.
(3)  The Strategy must also include:
(a)  the objectives and performance targets of the Strategy, and
(b)  a statement of the means by which these objectives and performance targets are to be achieved, and
(c)  a statement of the manner in which the National Parks and Wildlife Service constituted by the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 and NSW Fisheries propose to assess their performance with respect to attainment of the objectives and performance targets of the Strategy.
(4)  The Chief Executive may amend the Strategy.
(5)  The Strategy is to be amended within 12 months after the commencement of the amendments to this section made by the Fisheries Management Amendment Act 1997 so as to extend the Strategy to fish and marine vegetation.