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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 12 November 2019 at 10:16)
Referral of nomination to Fisheries Scientific Committee
If, in the opinion of the Chairperson of the Scientific Committee, a nomination of a key threatening process relates to a threatening process that is likely to have an impact on both terrestrial and aquatic environments:if the Chairpersons agree that the nomination should also be so considered, the nomination is to be referred to the Fisheries Scientific Committee for consideration.In that case:Part 7A of that Act applies in relation to the nomination (in addition to this Division).For the purposes of this section, a means:the nomination of any matter to be inserted in or omitted from Schedule 4, orthe nomination of any matter in Schedule 4 for amendment.There is a reciprocal process in Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 for the referral of nominations made under that Part to the Scientific Committee in appropriate cases.