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TERRITORY PARKS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT - SECT 57

Terms and conditions of permits

    (1)     A permit is subject to:

        (a)     the prescribed terms and conditions; and

        (b)     the conditions imposed by the Director providing for all or any of the following:

            (i)     the manner in which an animal or plant may be taken or otherwise interfered with under the permit;

            (ii)     the manner in which an animal or plant is to be kept or transported under the permit;

            (iii)     the maximum number or amount of an animal or plant, or part of an animal or plant, to which the permit relates;

            (iv)     the species, sex, age, size, location of the animal or plant to which the permit relates;

            (v)     the marketing of the animal or plant, or a derivative or product of an animal or plant, to which the permit relates, including the labelling or applying of markings to the animal, plant, derivative or product;

            (vi)     the furnishing to the Director of returns and reports;

            (vii)     the period or periods of time during which, or the hours each day when, the permit is in force and the date of expiration of the permit;

            (viii)     the welfare of animals;

            (ix)     the protection of the safety and welfare of the public;

            (x)     in the case of a permit relating to a prohibited entrant – the retrieval, capture, disposal or destruction of the prohibited entrant if it escapes or is liberated and the indemnification of the Territory against any costs or expenses incurred by the Territory because of the prohibited entrant;

            (xi)     if the holder of the permit or a nominee under the permit will employ or otherwise engage one or more persons to carry out activities under the permit for or on behalf of him or her – the authorisation of those persons;

            (xii)     any prescribed matters.

    (2)     It is a condition of a permit that, where the holder of the permit or a person who carries out activities under the permit for and on behalf of the holder of the permit is carrying out an activity authorised by the permit, the holder or the person must:

        (a)     have the permit or a duplicate of the permit issued under section 61 in his or her possession; and

        (b)     if required by a conservation officer or an honorary conservation officer to do so – show the permit or duplicate of the permit to the officer.

    (3)     It is a condition of a permit that the holder of the permit, each nominee under the permit and each person employed or otherwise engaged by the holder of the permit or a nominee under the permit to carry out activities under the permit must comply with the permit and this Act.

    (4)     A permit authorising the taking of wildlife for commercial purposes is subject to the condition that, if the property in the wildlife is vested in the Territory, the holder of the permit is to pay the royalties (if any) assessed in accordance with section 116 in respect of the wildlife.

    (5)     In the event of an inconsistency arising between a term or condition of a permit prescribed by this Act and a term or condition of a permit imposed by the Director, the prescribed term or condition prevails.



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