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This determination sets the amounts and percentages in relation to overcatch and undercatch for the 2013 fishing season commencing on 1 February 2013 and ending on 31 January 2014.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 07 Mar 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Mar-2013
Tabled Senate12-Mar-2013
Date of repeal 01 Feb 2014
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Subsection 17(6)(aa)

Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005

Subsection 11(1)

 

WESTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY OVERCATCH AND UNDERCATCH DETERMINATION 2013

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under subsection 11(1) of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.

 

 

Dated:         6 March 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 Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Overcatch and Undercatch Determination 2013.

 

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 it were revoked on 1 February 2014 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 (the Plan) have the same meanings in this Determination as they have in the 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 section 18 of the Plan (Obligation relating to overcatch), and the determined percentage for section 19 of the Plan (Obligation relating to undercatch) for each quota species for the fishing season commencing on 1 February 2013 and ending on 31 January 2014 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