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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 5 March 2010)

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Date of entry into force of original text:July 16, 2000
Date of Text (Enacted):July 16, 1999
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:
This compilation of Australia's environment protection and biodiversity conservation law consolidates the amendments to the principal Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act No. 91 of 1999 up to Act No. 8 of 5 March 2010 (prepared on 5 March 2010 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General's Department, Canberra).

See Chapter 2, Part 3 Division 1, Subdivision A & AA "World Heritage & National Heritage", Subdivision B & C "Declaration relating to declared World Heritage properties and to National Heritage places";

Chapter 2, Part 3, Division 2, Subdivision AA "Protection of Commonwealth Heritage places outside the Australian jurisdiction"

Chapter 5 "Conservation of biodiversity and heritage"
Available Texts: 
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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 5 March 2010) Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 5 March 2010), Part (pdf) [850 KB] Part 2 Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 5 March 2010), Part (htm) [2500 KB] Part 2 (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU189

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