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Plans/Management of Sites & Species as made
This Plan amends the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 20
Registered 05 Oct 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Oct-2010
Tabled Senate25-Oct-2010
Date of repeal 22 Jan 2011
Repealed by Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 - Revocation

Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2010 (No. 2)

Fisheries Management Act 1991

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority determines this amendment of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 under section 20 of the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

Dated                               21 September                       2010

 

 

 

Common seal of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

Accepted on 30 September 2010        

 

 

 

 

 

The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry


1              Name of Management Plan Amendment

                This Management Plan Amendment is the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment No. 2.

2              Commencement

                This Management Plan Amendment commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005

                Schedule 1 amends the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 3, definition of ETBF Regulations

substitute

ETBF Regulations means the Fisheries management (Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Regulations 2009.

[2]           Section 20, definition of branchline clips

substitute

branchline clips is the number of branchline clips determined under section 20A.

[3]           Section 20, definition of SAF

substitute

SAF is:

(a)           the sub-area factor for the sub-area of the fishery where the operation took place, or, if the operation took place over more than 1 sub-area, the greater or greatest of the sub-area factors for those sub-areas; or

(b)           if AFMA has not specified a sub-area factor – 1.

[4]           After section 20

insert

20A         Number of branchline clips

(1)   For section 20, the number of branchline clips for a season is the number of branchline clips determined by AFMA, based on the average number of branchline clips used by all holders of longline SFRs during each pelagic longline operation in the fishery, or the part of the fishery, in a  period determined by AFMA, rounded down to the nearest 10 hooks.

       

         (2)   For subsection (1):

(a)    the average number of branchline clips will be based on information given to AFMA by fishing concession holders authorised to fish in the fishery; and

(b) the period determined by AFMA will be a period of 12 months, commencing not more than 2 years before the start of  the season and ending before the start of the season.

[5]           Section 48

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