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This instrument determines the total allowable catch of Patagonian Toothfish and other species within the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 fishing years.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 28 Nov 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate30-Nov-2017
Tabled HR04-Dec-2017
To be ceased 15 Apr 2020
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                   

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: 27 November 2017

 

 

Made in accordance with a decision made by the Commissioners under section 23 of the Fisheries Administration Act 1991, this instrument is accepted on behalf of the Commission by:

 

 

 

 

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 2017.

Commencement

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

 

 

Cessation

3.        This Determination ceases as if it was revoked on 15 April 2020 unless earlier revoked.

Revocation

4.    The Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Total Allowable Catch Determination 2016 (F2016L00341) is revoked from 15 April 2018.

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 2018-2019 fishing year, commencing on 15 April 2018 and ending on 14 April 2019, and the 2019-20 fishing year, commencing on 15 April 2019 and ending on 14 April 2020 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