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This instrument determines the total allowable effort for the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery for the 2014 fishing season.
Administered by: Agriculture
Made 13 Feb 2014
Registered 13 Feb 2014
Tabled HR 24 Feb 2014
Tabled Senate 03 Mar 2014
Date of repeal 01 Dec 2014
Repealed by Self Repealing

DETERMINATION OF FISHING EFFORT

 

Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

Section 15A

Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009

Section 2.5

 

TORRES STRAIT PRAWN FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE EFFORT DETERMINATION 2014

                                                                                                                                      

 

The PROTECTED ZONE JOINT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 15A of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984 under section 2.5 of the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009.

 

 

Dated:        13 February 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture on behalf of the Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority

 

                                                                                                                                      

 

CITATION

1.         This Determination may be cited as the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Total Allowable Effort Determination 2014.

 

COMMENCEMENT

2.         This Determination commences on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

CESSATION

3.         This Instrument ceases to have effect as if revoked on 1 December 2014 unless earlier revoked.

 

INTERPRETATION

4.1       In this Determination:

(a)        the Act means the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984; and

(b)        fishing day, for use entitlement, means each whole number resulting from the conversion of units to use entitlement under Part 4 of the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009.

(c)        fishing season has the meaning given by section 2.3 of the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009.

(d)        PZJA means the Protected Zone Joint Authority.

(e)        Total Allowable Effort or TAE, for a fishing season, means the total fishing effort that may be expended in the fishery in that season, determined by the PZJA under section 2.5 or 2.6 of Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009.

4.2       Terms used but not defined in this Determination have the same meaning as in the Act and the Torres Strait Fisheries Regulations 1985.

DETERMINATION OF TOTAL ALLOWABLE EFFORT

5.         The total allowable effort for the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery for the 2014 fishing season is 9,200 fishing days.