(1) Subject to subsection (3), the Minister may, by notice in the Gazette , declare that it is lawful to kill animals of a specified species of protected wildlife.
(2) A declaration under subsection (1) is to specify the conditions that apply to or in relation to the killing of the animals, including:
(a) the period during which and the times when the animals may be killed;
(b) the areas within which the animals may be killed;
(c) the type of equipment that is to be used to kill the animals;
(d) the maximum number of animals that a person may kill;
(e) the maximum number or amount of dead animals or parts of dead animals a person may have in his or her possession or under his or her control; and
(f) that, notwithstanding the declaration, a person wishing to kill the animals cannot do so unless he or she has been granted a permit to do so or is a nominee under a permit granted to another person to do so.
(3) The Minister may not exercise his or her power under subsection (1) to authorise:
(a) the killing of animals located in a park, reserve, sanctuary or wilderness zone; or
(b) the killing of animals for commercial purposes.