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Tis instrument determines the total available commercial catch for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the 2013 fishing season commencing on 1 March 2013 and ending on 28 February 2014.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 31 Jan 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Feb-2013
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2013
Date of repeal 28 Feb 2014
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Subsection 17(6)(aa)

Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010

Subsection 3.2(1)

 

2013 EASTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH DETERMINATION

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under subsection 3.2(1) of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010.

 

 

Dated:        21 January 2013

 

 

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 2013 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 as if revoked on 28 February 2014 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 for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 March 2013 and ending on 28 February 2014 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