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This instrument determines the total allowable catch of Bigeye Tuna, Broadbill Swordfish, Striped Marlin and Yellowfin Tuna within the Western Tuna and Billfish 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 01 Feb 2021
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Paragraph 17(6)(aa)

Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005

Subsection 11(1)

 

WESTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH DETERMINATION

2017

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under subsection 11(1) of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.

 

 

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 Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2017.

 

Commencement

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


Cessation

3.   This Determination ceases as if it was revoked on 1 February 2021 unless earlier revoked. 

Revocation

4.    The Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination (No. 2) 2014 (F2014L01588) is revoked from 1 February 2018.

 

Interpretation

5.   Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 have the same meanings in this Determination as they have in that Plan.

Notes:             1.    Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.

Determination of total allowable commercial catch for 2018 fishing season

6.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2018 and ending on 31 January 2019 is:

 



Quota species

Total Allowable Commercial Catch

Bigeye Tuna

2,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

3,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

125 tonnes

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

5,000 tonnes

Whole weight

 

Determination of total allowable commercial catch for 2019 fishing season

7.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2019 and ending on 31 January 2020 is:

 



Quota species

Total Allowable Commercial Catch

Bigeye Tuna

2,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

3,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

125 tonnes

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

5,000 tonnes

Whole weight

 

Determination of total allowable commercial catch for 2020 fishing season

8.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2020 and ending on 31 January 2021 is:

 



Quota species

Total Allowable Commercial Catch

Bigeye Tuna

2,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

3,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

125 tonnes

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

5,000 tonnes

Whole weight