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Determinations/Fisheries as made
This determination sets the percentage and weights for overcatch and undercatch for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery 2012 fishing season.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 08 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-May-2012
Tabled Senate10-May-2012
Date of repeal 01 Feb 2013
Repealed by Self Repealing


Text Box: Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Prepared in accordance with Part 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Overcatch and Undercatch Determination 2012

This Bill/Legislative Instrument is compatible with the human rights and freedoms recognised or declared in the international instruments listed in section 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011.

Overview of the Bill/Legislative Instrument
This instrument determines the amounts and percentages for each quota species in relation to undercatch and overcatch for the fishing season 1 February 2012 to 31 January 2013.  Undercatch and overcatch provides for ‘carry over’ or ‘carry under’ of a small amount of end of season quota between fishing seasons thereby allowing fishers the flexibility to catch a certain amount of fish over or under their quota, and debit or credit this to or from the following season’s quota.  The instrument ceases on 1 February 2013.  

Human rights implications
This Bill/Legislative Instrument does not engage any of the applicable rights or freedoms.

This Bill/Legislative Instrument is compatible with human rights as it does not raise any human rights issues.