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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 20 November 2019 at 00:58)
Part 8 Division 2 Section 8.9
8.9   Parties to biodiversity certification
(1)  The Minister may, in an order conferring biodiversity certification, identify the party or parties to the biodiversity certification.
(2)  The following persons or body may be identified as parties to a biodiversity certification—
(a)  an applicant for the biodiversity certification,
(b)  any person or body proposed by the applicant as a party to the biodiversity certification who consents to being made a party to the biodiversity certification.
(3)  After biodiversity certification is conferred, the Minister may, by further order published in the Gazette, identify a person or body as a party to the biodiversity certification (in addition to, or in substitution for, any person or body previously identified as a party), but only if the person or body to be identified as a party consents to being made a party to the biodiversity certification.
(4)  Subject to the regulations, this section applies to an order extending or modifying biodiversity certification in the same way as it applies to an order conferring biodiversity certification.
(5)  Consent to being made a party to a biodiversity certification cannot be withdrawn by a person or body after the person or body has been made a party to the biodiversity certification.