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Determinations/Fisheries as made
The instrument determines the overcatch and undercatch amounts for the 2013 Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 28 Feb 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Mar-2013
Tabled Senate12-Mar-2013
Date of repeal 01 Mar 2014
Repealed by Self Repealing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

2013 Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Overcatch and Undercatch Determination

This 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 Legislative Instrument
This instrument determines the amounts and percentages for each quota species in relation to undercatch and overcatch for the fishing season beginning on 1 March 2013 and concluding on 28 February 2014.  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 March 2014.  

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

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