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This instrument sets the determined percentage and determined weight for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the fishing season commencing on 1 March 2012 and ending on 28 February 2013.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 06 Jan 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2012
Date of repeal 28 Feb 2013
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Section 17(6)(aa)

Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010

Section 3.2(2)

 

2012 EASTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY OVERCATCH AND UNDERCATCH DETERMINATION

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 3.2(2) of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010 (the Plan).

 

 

Dated:                       20 December 2011

 

The Common Seal of the Australian

Fisheries Management Authority

was affixed in accordance with a

resolution of the Commission

 

 

 

Ryan Murphy

Executive Secretary

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

                                                                                                                                                           

 

Citation

1.   This Determination may be cited as the 2012 Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Overcatch and Undercatch Determination.

 

Commencement

2.   This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.


 

Cessation

3.   This Determination ceases on 28 February 2013 unless earlier revoked. 

Interpretation

4.   Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Plan have the same meanings in this Determination as they have in that Plan.

Notes:             1.    Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.

Determination of overcatch and undercatch

5.   The determined percentage and determined weight, for section 4.5 of the Plan (Obligations relating to overcatch), and the determined percentage for section 4.6 of the Plan (Obligations relating to undercatch) for each quota species for the fishing season commencing on 1 March 2012 and ending on 28 February 2013 are:

 

Quota Species

Determined Percentage (Overcatch – s4.5)

Determined Percentage (Undercatch – s4.6)

Determined weight (s4.5)

Albacore Tuna

10%

10%

2,000 Kg

Bigeye Tuna

10%

10%

2,000 Kg

Broadbill Swordfish

10%

10%

2,000 Kg

Striped Marlin

10%

10%

2,000 Kg

Yellowfin Tuna

10%

10%

2,000 Kg