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This determination sets the total allowable catch for Patagonian Toothfish and catch limits for other species for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 fishing years in the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Registered 16 Mar 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR17-Mar-2016
Tabled Senate18-Apr-2016
Date of repeal 15 Apr 2018
Repealed by Self Repealing

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Subsection 17(6)(aa)

Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006

Section 11

MACQUARIE ISLAND TOOTHFISH FISHERY

TOTAL ALLOWABLE CATCH DETERMINATION 2016

                                                                                                                                                                                   

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11 of the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006.

 

 

Dated:    11    March 2016

 

 

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 Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Total Allowable Catch Determination 2016.

 

Commencement

2.        This Determination commences the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

 

Cessation

3.        This Determination is repealed on 15 April 2018 unless earlier revoked.

 

Revocation

4.    The Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Total Allowable Catch Determination 2015 (F2015L00328) is revoked from 15 April 2016.

 

Interpretation

5.        A term used in this Determination that is defined for the purposes of the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006 has the same meaning in this Determination as it has in that Plan.

Note:       Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.

 

Determination of total allowable catch

6.        The total allowable catch for Patagonian Toothfish and catch limits for other species in the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery for the 2016/2017 fishing year, commencing on 15 April 2016 and ending on 14 April 2017, and the 2017/18 fishing year, commencing on 15 April 2017 and ending on 14 April 2018 are:

Patagonian Toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) 450 tonnes for each fishing year

Other Species:

Singular catch limit for any one other species                   50 tonnes for each fishing year