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This instrument sets the total allowable commercial catch for quota species in the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the season commencing on 1 March 2012 and ending on 28 February 2013.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 09 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Repealed by Self Repealing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(1)

 

2012 EASTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH 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(1) of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010.

 

 

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 Total Allowable Commercial Catch 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 Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010 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 total allowable commercial catch

5.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species in the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 March 2012 and ending on 28 February 2013 is:

 



Quota species

Total allowable commercial catch

Albacore Tuna

2500 tonnes

Whole weight

Bigeye Tuna

1056 tonnes

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

1396 tonnes

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

370 tonnes

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

2200 tonnes

Whole weight