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This determination specifies the minimum quota holding for trawl methods to be 25.5% of the statutory fishing rights held in the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery for each trawler for each fishing season commencing on 1 December 2012 and finishing on 30 November of the following year for fishing years until 2015.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Registered 10 Sep 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate11-Sep-2012
Tabled HR11-Sep-2012
Date of repeal 30 Nov 2015
Repealed by Self Repealing

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Subsection 17(6)(aa)

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002

Section 11A

HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS FISHERY

TRAWL FISHING CAPACITY DETERMINATION 2012 (No. 2)

                                                                                                                                                                                   

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11A of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002.

 

 

 

Dated:  5 September 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

                                                                                                                                                                                   

1.        Citation

This Determination may be cited as the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Trawl Fishing Capacity Determination 2012 (No. 2).

2.        Commencement

This Determination commences on 1 December 2012.

3.        Cessation

This Determination ceases as if it was repealed on 30 November 2015 unless earlier revoked. 

4.        Interpretation

Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002 have the same meaning in this Determination as they have in that Plan.

[Note: Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.]

5.        Determination of fishing capacity

For the purposes of Section 11A of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002, AFMA determines the minimum quota for trawl methods expressed as a percentage of Statutory Fishing Rights for the fishing years which commence on 1 December 2012 and end on 30 November of the following year until 2015 to be 25.5% of the statutory fishing rights held in the fishery for each trawler.

Note: this Determination which regulates trawl fishing capacity in the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery (HIMI) Fishery is additional to the Determination which sets catch limits for the HIMI Fishery.