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The instrument determines the total allowable commercial catch, undercatch amounts and overcatch amounts for quota species in the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the 2014 fishing season commencing on 1 March 2014 and concluding on 28 February 2015.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 31 Jan 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Feb-2014
Tabled Senate11-Feb-2014
Date of repeal 01 Mar 2015
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Subsection 17(6)(aa)

Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010

Subsections 3.2(1) and 3.2(2)

 

 EASTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH AND UNDERCATCH/OVERCATCH DETERMINATION 2014

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under subsections 3.2(1) and 3.2(2) of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010.

 

 

Dated:   28 January 2014

 

 

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 Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch and Undercatch/Overcatch Determination 2014.

 

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 1 March 2015 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 2014 and ending on 28 February 2015 is:

 



Quota species

Total Allowable Commercial Catch

Albacore Tuna

2500 tonnes

Whole weight

Bigeye Tuna

1056 tonnes

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

1378 tonnes

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

351 tonnes

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

2200 tonnes

Whole weight

 

Determination of overcatch and undercatch

6.   The determined percentage and determined weight, for section 4.5 of the Plan (Obligations relating to overcatch), and the determined percentage for section 4.6 of the Plan (Obligations relating to undercatch) for each quota species for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 March 2014 and ending on 28 February 2015 are:

 

Quota Species

Determined Percentage (Overcatch – s4.5)

Determined Percentage (Undercatch – s4.6)

Determined weight (s4.5)

Albacore Tuna

10%

10%

2,000 Kg

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

 

Revocation of previous Determinations

7.   This Determination revokes the following Determinations with effect from the commencement of this Determination:

 

·         Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch (2011 Fishing Season) Determination; and

 

·         Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Overcatch and Undercatch (2011 Fishing Season) Determination.