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This Determination sets the amounts and percentages for each quota species in relation to overcatch and undercatch in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the fishing season 1 February 2011 to 31 January 2012.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Made 23 Jan 2012
Registered 27 Jan 2012
Tabled HR 07 Feb 2012
Tabled Senate 07 Feb 2012
Date of repeal 30 Jun 2012
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Section 17(6)(aa)

Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005

Section 11(1)

 

WESTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY OVERCATCH AND UNDERCATCH DETERMINATION 2011

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11(1) 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 Overcatch and Undercatch Determination 2011.

 

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 30 June 2012 unless earlier revoked. 

Interpretation

4.   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 overcatch and undercatch

5.   The determined percentage and determined weight, for the purposes of section 18 of the Plan (Obligation relating to overcatch), and the determined percentage for the purposes of section 19 of the Plan (Obligation relating to undercatch) for each quota species for the fishing season commencing on 1 February 2011 and ending on 31 January 2012 are:

 

Quota Species

Determined Percentage (Overcatch – s18)

Determined Percentage (Undercatch – s19)

Determined weight (s18)

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