Partly Protected Wildlife


Permit for taking specially protected, protected or partly protected wildlife in special cases

(1)   A permit under this regulation authorises the person named in the permit or a person acting under the Secretary's direction to take, have possession of, buy or sell or otherwise dispose of such form of partly protected, protected or specially protected wildlife, or the products of such wildlife, as are specified in the permit.

(2)   The permit may only be issued if the Secretary is satisfied that it is necessary or desirable to do so.


Taking partly protected wildlife

(1)   Except as authorised by a licence or a permit under this Part, a person must not take any partly protected wildlife, or any product of partly protected wildlife.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

(2)   Except as authorised by a permit under this Part, a person must not take any partly protected wildlife or any product of partly protected wildlife other than during an open season for that partly protected wildlife.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

(3)    Subregulations (1) and (2) do not apply to the taking of partly protected wildlife, or the products of partly protected wildlife, by –

(a)   a person undertaking the clearance of native vegetation or the harvesting of trees in accordance with a certified forest practices plan, or a public authority management agreement, unless the Secretary, by notice in writing, requires the person to obtain a permit; or

(b)   a person undertaking dam works in accordance with a permit issued under Part 8 of the Water Management Act 1999 after 16 July 2007.

(4)   Except as authorised by a licence or a permit under this Part, a person must not sell any product of partly protected wildlife.

(a)   Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

(5)   Subregulation (3) does not apply to the sale of –

(a)   a skin of a wallaby or brushtail possum which has been –

(i)      marked in accordance with regulation 34 ; or

(ii)     subjected to a process of treatment; or

(b)   an egg of a pheasant or brown quail produced by a bird held in captivity; or

(c)   a product of a juvenile muttonbird supplied by a person authorised by an accreditation under Part 4 of the Primary Produce Safety Act 2011 to process juvenile muttonbirds.

(6)   Except as authorised by a licence or a permit under this Part, a person must not take or have possession of an egg of partly protected wildlife, other than an egg of a pheasant or brown quail produced by a bird held in captivity.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

 

(7)   Subregulation (6) does not apply to the having possession of an egg of partly protected wildlife kept under a wildlife exhibition licence.

(8)   Except as authorised by a permit under this Part, a person must not buy an egg of partly protected wildlife, other than an egg of a pheasant or brown quail produced by a bird held in captivity.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

(9)   Except as authorised by a permit under this Part, a person must not have possession of any living partly protected wildlife, other than a wallaby, brushtail possum, pheasant, brown quail or wild duck.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

(10)Subregulation (9) does not apply to the having possession of living partly protected wildlife kept under a wildlife exhibition licence.

(11)Except as authorised by a permit under this Part, a person must not sell living partly protected wildlife.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.


Dealing with wildlife unlawfully taken

(1)   A person must not buy or sell –

(a)   any wildlife taken contrary to these regulations; or

(b)   any product of any wildlife taken contrary to these regulations.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

(2)   A person must not have possession of –

(a)   any wildlife taken contrary to these regulations; or

(b)   any product of wildlife taken contrary to these regulations.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.


Exporting wildlife

Except as authorised by a permit under this Part, a person must not remove, or cause or allow to be removed, from the State any partly protected, protected or specially protected wildlife or any product of any such wildlife.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.

“partly protected wildlife” means the species of wildlife prescribed by the regulations as partly protected wildlife.


For more information, please contact

Wildlife Management Branch
200 Collins Street 
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Partly Protected Wildlife

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