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This instrument determines the amounts and percentages for each quota species for a sub-area in relation to overcatch, undercatch and determined weight for the fishing season commencing on 1 February 2015 and ending on 31 January 2016 in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Made 03 Mar 2015
Registered 05 Mar 2015
Tabled HR 16 Mar 2015
Tabled Senate 16 Mar 2015
Date of repeal 01 Feb 2016
Repealed by Self Repealing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 2015

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

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: 3 March 2015

 

Signed in accordance with a

resolution of the Commission

 

 

 

 

Andrew Pearson

Executive Secretary

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

                                                                                                                                                           

 

Citation

1.   This Determination may be cited as the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Overcatch and Undercatch Determination 2015.

 

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 2016 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 2015 and ending on 31 January 2016 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