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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 21 September 2019 at 22:56)
2.19 Regulations for the purposes of this Part
(1) The regulations may amend or substitute Schedule 5 (Protected animals) or Schedule 6 (Protected plants).(2) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the regulation or welfare of protected animals and the regulation of protected plants. In particular, the regulations may:(a) regulate the breeding of protected animals, and(b) make provision for or with respect to the registration of persons who deal in protected animals or protected plants and of premises used by those persons, and(c) require the keeping of records by persons who deal in protected animals or protected plants, and(d) make provision for or with respect to the preparation of management plans in relation to any commercial activity that may adversely affect protected animals or protected plants (including provision with respect to tagging of animals or plants that are sold).(3) In this section, protected animal includes an animal of (or part of) a threatened species or threatened ecological community, and protected plant includes a plant of (or part of) a threatened species or threatened ecological community.