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Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
New South Wales
Document type
Legislation
Date
1995 (2016)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to conserve threatened species, populations and ecological communities of animals and plants; to amend the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 , the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and certain other Acts; to repeal the Endangered Fauna (Interim Protection) Act 1991 ; and for other purposes.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Endangered species Policy/planning Protection of habitats Institution Classification/declassification Biodiversity Protection of species Indigenous peoples
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 157 sections divided into ten Parts and completed by seven Schedules, concerns the protection of threatened species in the territory of New South Wales. The Act provides for the identification and classification of threatened species, for their protection and for the protection of their habitats. For the purpose of implementing its provisions, the Act establishes a Scientific Committee, defines its functions and regulates its operation. It is divided into the following parts: Preliminary; Listing of threatened species, populations and ecological communities and key threatening processes; Critical habitat of endangered species, populations and ecological communities; Recovery plans for threatened species, populations and ecological communities; Threat abatement plans to manage key threatening processes; Licensing; Other conservation measures; Scientific Committee; Biological Diversity Strategy and Miscellaneous. The Act is completed by four schedules: Endangered species, populations and ecological communities; Vulnerable species and ecological communities; Key threatening processes and Savings, transitional and other provisions.

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.nsw.gov.au

References - Legislation

Amends

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

Legislation | Australia | 1979 (2020)

Keyword: Cultural heritage, Indigenous peoples, Basic legislation, EIA, Environmental planning, Dispute settlement, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Sustainable development, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.

Legislation | Australia | 1974 (2018)

Keyword: Protected area, Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Institution, Marine mammals, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Wildlife products, Biodiversity, Contract/agreement, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Court/tribunal, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting authorization/permit, Reptiles, Offences/penalties, Cultural heritage, Protection of species, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Threatened Species Conservation Regulation 2002.

Legislation | Australia | 2002 (2003)

Keyword: Wild flora, Protection of habitats, Zoning, Endangered species, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Threatened Species Conservation (Savings and Transitional) Regulation 1996.

Legislation | Australia | 1996 (1996)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Protection of species, Endangered species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Threatened Species Conservation (Biodiversity Banking) Regulation 2008.

Legislation | Australia | 2008

Keyword: Wild flora, Protection of habitats, Zoning, Endangered species, Biodiversity, Special fund, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Threatened Species Conservation Regulation 2010.

Legislation | Australia | 2010 (2011)

Keyword: Wild flora, Protection of habitats, Zoning, Endangered species, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Threatened Species Conservation (Biodiversity Banking) Regulation 2008.

Legislation | Australia | 2008 (2012)

Keyword: Wild flora, Protection of habitats, Zoning, Endangered species, Biodiversity, Special fund, Registration, Access-to-information, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Threatened Species Conservation Amendment Act 2004.

Legislation | Australia | 2004 (2005)

Keyword: Endangered species, Policy/planning, Protection of habitats, Classification/declassification, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Threatened Species Conservation Amendment Act 2002.

Legislation | Australia | 2002 (2003)

Keyword: Endangered species, Policy/planning, Protection of habitats, Classification/declassification, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, EIA, Wetlands, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Biodiversity, Sustainable development, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge, Indigenous peoples, Policy/planning, Marine fisheries, Protection of species, Research, Traditional rights/customary rights, Fishery management and conservation, Protected area, Freshwater pollution, Pollution control, Migratory species, Alien species, Endangered species, Marine mammals, National parks, Marine protected areas, Access and benefit-sharing, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX