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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 18:14)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 2.6
2.6   Liberating animals
(1)  A person who, without authority, liberates in New South Wales any animal (other than a captured protected animal) is guilty of an offence.
(2)  A person who, without authority, liberates a captured protected animal in a place other than the place of its capture is guilty of an offence.
(3)  In this section, without authority means without the authority conferred by a biodiversity conservation licence under Division 3 or by the regulations.
Maximum penalty: Tier 3 monetary penalty.