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Arrangements as made
This Arrangement is between the Commonwealth and the State of Queensland in relation to the management of the specified fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 63AB
Registered 24 Nov 2008
Gazetted 19 Mar 1999

 

 

Arrangement between the

Commonwealth and the State of

Queensland under section 31 of the

Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

 

 

made under the

 

Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

 

 

1          Commencement

                   This arrangement commences on 1 April 1999.

2          Definitions

                   In this arrangement:

                   Act means the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984.

                   aquaculture has the same meaning as in the Fisheries Act 1994
of Queensland.

                   Fisheries Jurisdiction Line means the line mentioned in
paragraph (a) of the definition of area of Australia jurisdiction
in subsection 3 (1) of the Act.

                   Protected Zone Joint Authority means the Authority
established under section 30 of the Act.

                   Seabed Jurisdiction Line means the line mentioned in
subsection 31 (4) of the Act.

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Section 3

 

3          Arrangement with Queensland

            (1)       The Protected Zone Joint Authority is to have the management
of the fishery specified in section 4.

            (2)       The fishery is to be managed in accordance with the law of the Commonwealth.

4          The fishery

            (1)       The fishery is commercial fishing within an area specified in
subsection 4 (2), of any kind other than:

                     (a)         fishing for sedentary organisms in the area of the
Protected Zone bounded by the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line
lying north of the Seabed Jurisdiction Line; and

                     (b)        aquaculture; and

                     (c)         fishing in areas within the limits of Queensland.

            (2)     The areas are:

                     (a)         that part of the Protected Zone south of the Fisheries
Jurisdiction Line; and

                     (b)        the areas declared under subsection 15 (1) of the Act by
the Proclamation of 7 February 1985; and

                     (c)         the area declared under that subsection by the
Proclamation of 18 March 1999.

5          Termination of previous arrangement under section 31 of
the Act

                     The arrangement made on 30 January 1985 between the
Commonwealth and the State of Queensland under section 31
of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984 is terminated with effect
from the end of 31 March 1999.

                     Note        The arrangement was approved by the Governor-General on
7 February 1985 and the Governor of Queensland on 24 January 1985 and
published in the Gazette on 14 February 1985.

 

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I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the
Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal
Executive Council, approve this instrument.

Dated 17th March 1999.

 

[signed] William Deane

Governor-General

 

By His Excellency's Command,

[signed]

Mark Vaile

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

 

I, THE GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND, acting by and with the advice
of the Executive Council of that State, approve this instrument.

Dated 11 February 1999.

[signed]

Major General Peter Arnison

Governor

By His Excellency's Command,

[signed]

Henry Palaszczuk

Minister for Primary Industries

 

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