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This instrument determines the total allowable effort for the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 fishing seasons at 9,200 fishing days.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Made 25 Nov 2015
Registered 02 Dec 2015
Tabled HR 03 Dec 2015
Tabled Senate 02 Feb 2016
To be repealed 31 Dec 2018
Repealed by Self Repealing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 2016

                                                                                                                                      

 

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:      25       November 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

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 2016.

 

COMMENCEMENT

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

 

CESSATION

3.         This Instrument is repealed on 31 December 2018 unless earlier revoked.

 

INTERPRETATION

4.1       In this Determination:

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

(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; and

(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 2016, 2017 and 2018 fishing seasons is 9,200 fishing days.