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This Determination sets the Fishing Season in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the purposes of section 3 of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 27 Jan 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2012
Tabled HR07-Feb-2012

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING SEASON

 

Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005

Section 3

 

WESTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY

FISHING SEASON DETERMINATION 2012

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 3 of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.

 

 

Dated:                     23 January 2012

 

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 Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Fishing Season Determination 2012.

 

Commencement

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

Interpretation

3.   Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 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 the fishing season

4.   The fishing season in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery is the period starting on 1 February in a year and ending on 31 January in the following year.