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Directions/Other as made
This Direction relates to prohibition on the use of fishing methods other than trawling.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
General Comments: This Direction applies for a period of five years from the date of commencement.
Registered 22 Aug 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Sep-2006
Tabled Senate04-Sep-2006
Date of repeal 20 Apr 2011
Repealed by Revoked 20 Apr 2011 on the first moment of the day Revoked by Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Direction No. 1 of 2011

 

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT ACT 1991

MACQUARIE ISLAND TOOTHFISH FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN 2006

MACQUARIE ISLAND TOOTHFISH FISHERY DIRECTION No. 1 OF 2006

PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF FISHING METHODS OTHER THAN TRAWLING

 

I, Richard McLoughlin, Managing Director of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, as delegate, make the following Direction under subsections 17(5A) and 17(5B) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and subsection 30 (1) of the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006.

 

   Dated       21     August  2006

 

Richard McLoughlin

                                                                                                       

                                                       Managing Director

                                    Australian Fisheries Management Authority

                                                                                                      

 

Name of Direction

1.    This Direction is the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Direction No.1 of 2006.

Commencement

2.    This Direction commences on the day after it is registered.

Application

3.    This Direction applies to a holder of statutory fishing rights in the fishery and to a person acting on behalf of the holder.

Period of Application

4.        This Direction applies for a period of five years from the date of commencement.

Interpretation

5.1     In this Direction:

“fishery” means the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery as defined in the Plan.

“Plan” means the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006.

5.2  A term used in this Direction by way of priority, or if there is any inconsistency:

(a)    takes the meaning given to it in the interpretation section of this Direction; then;

(b) if no meaning is given to the word in the interpretation section of this Direction, takes the meaning given to it in the Plan; and then;

(c)   if no meaning is given to the word in this Direction nor in the Plan, takes the meaning given to that word under the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

5.3  The origin of geographical coordinates used in this Direction is the World Geodetic Datum System 1972 (WGS72).

Prohibition on fishing methods

6.        No fishing is to be engaged in in the fishery using any method other than trawling.

Exemption to the Prohibition on fishing in clause 6

7.    An exemption to the prohibition on fishing in clause 6 above applies to a person who fishes under a scientific permit in accordance with section 15 of the Plan.