Threatened development of conservation advice and

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threatened; development of conservation advice and recovery plans for listed species and ecological communities; development of a register of critical habitat; recognition of key threatening processes; and where appropriate, reducing the impacts of these processes through threat abatement plans. Further details on the EPBC Act can be found at . The King Island Biodiversity Management Plan may be adopted and constitute the full or part range recovery plan for listed threatened species occurring on King Island including the King Island Brown Thornbill and King Island Scrubtit. These subspecies are listed as threatened under the EPBC Act (Table 1). For details on relevant species refer to Chapter 3 and Appendices 2 and 3. Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 The Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 is an Act of the Parliament of Tasmania that provides the statute relating to conservation of flora and fauna in Tasmania. The TSP Act provides for the protection and management of threatened native flora and fauna and enables and promotes the conservation of native flora and fauna. Clauses within the TSP Act that are applicable to the King Island Biodiversity Management Plan include: the development of Recovery Plans, which set out long-term strategies for the protection and enhancement of a particular species; and the provision for the listing of native species as threatened species within the State of Tasmania. Further details on the TSP Act can be found at . Nature Conservation Act 2002 The Nature Conservation Act 2002 (NC Act) is an Act of the Parliament of Tasmania that makes provisions with respect to the conservation and protection of the flora, fauna and geological diversity of the State of Tasmania, and includes a schedule of threatened vegetation communities. It also provides for the declaration of national parks and other reserved land. Further detail on the NC Act can be found at . King Island Biodiversity Management Plan 7
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Forest Practices Act 1985 Under the Forest Practices Act 1985 (FP Act), an Act of the Parliament of Tasmania, forest vegetation cannot be cleared unless the landowner has a certified forest practices plan that permits the clearing. Forest vegetation is defined as any woody plant that has the potential to grow to 5 m in height. Clearing of threatened forest and non-forest vegetation is prohibited. Small scale clearing of non-threatened forest vegetation and clearing of non- threatened non-forest vegetation is exempt from the requirements for a forest practices plan. Further information can be found at . Other Regulations The National Parks and Reserved Land Regulations 1999, the Crown Land Regulations 2001, the Tasmanian Reserve Management Code of Practice 2003, the Crown Land Act 1976 and the National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002 provide for the management of national parks and other reserved land within Tasmania. Further information can be
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