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This Determination specifies, in accordance with the Fisheries Management (Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005) Temporary Order 2009, the number of branchline clips to be recorded for a holder for the purposes of section 20 of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 26 Oct 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Oct-2009
Tabled Senate27-Oct-2009
Date of repeal 19 Jul 2013
Repealed by Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

 

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT ACT 1991

Fisheries Management (Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005) Temporary Order 2009

 

EASTERN TUNA & BILLFISH FISHERY BRANCHLINE CLIPS DETERMINATION 2009

 

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority makes the following determination under section 3 of the Fisheries Management (Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005) Temporary Order 2009.

 

Dated this   23 October 2009

 

The Common Seal of the Australian

Fisheries Management Authority

was affixed in accordance with a

resolution of the Commission

 

 

Peter Witheridge

 

 

Citation

  1. This Determination may be cited as ETBF Fixed Branchline Clips Determination 2009.

                    

Commencement

  1. This Determination commences on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

Interpretation

  1. A term used in this Determination that is defined in the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 (the Management Plan) has the meaning given to it in the Management Plan; and a term used in this determination that is defined in the Fisheries Management (Eastern Tuna and Billfish Management Plan 2005) Temporary Order 2009 (the Temporary order) has the meaning given to it in the Temporary Order.  


Determination of Branchline Clips Deduction Number

 

4.      For the fishing season commencing on 1 November 2009 and ending on 28 February 2011 (the Season):

 

a)      The 12 month period referred to in sub-clause 3(4) of the Temporary Order is the 2008 calendar year;

 

b)      Accordingly, the fixed number of branchline clips that each holder of statutory fishing rights will be deemed to have used during each pelagic longline fishing operation in the fishery during the season is:

 

(i)       For all areas of the fishery except for the Coral Sea zone: 1250 clips;

 

(ii)    For the Coral Sea zone:      460 clips

 

 

 

Note:  Because no sub-areas, and sub-area factors, have been determined, under s13 of the Management Plan, in accordance with the formula in section 20 of the Management Plan the number of effort units the holder of a holder of a longline SFR will expend during each pelagic logline fishing operation in the fishery in the season will be the same as the number of branchline clips used.