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This instrument defers the sunsetting date of the Fisheries (Administration) Regulations 1992 from 1 October 2018 to 1 October 2019.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 30 Aug 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Sep-2018
Tabled Senate10-Sep-2018
Date of repeal 02 Oct 2019
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Legislation (Deferral of Sunsetting—Fisheries Administration Regulations) Certificate 2018

I, Christian Porter, Attorney‑General, make the following certificate.

Dated   24 August 2018

Christian Porter

Attorney‑General

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Statement of reasons for issue of certificate................................................................... 2

6............ Deferral of sunsetting of the Regulations...................................................................... 2

7............ Repeal of this instrument............................................................................................... 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Legislation (Deferral of Sunsetting—Fisheries Administration Regulations) Certificate 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

31 August 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 51(1)(c) of the Legislation Act 2003.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

AFMA means the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.

Department means the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

Fisheries Administration Act means the Fisheries Administration Act 1991.

Fisheries Administration Regulations means the Fisheries (Administration) Regulations 1992.

Fisheries Management Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

Fisheries Management Regulations means the Fisheries Management Regulations 1992.

Legislation Act means the Legislation Act 2003.

Southern Bluefin Tuna Regulations means the Fisheries Management (Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery) Regulations 1995.

5  Statement of reasons for issue of certificate

                   For the purposes of paragraph 51(2)(a) of the Legislation Act, this section sets out the statement of the reasons for the issue of this certificate.

Statement of reasons

                   I am satisfied that the Fisheries Administration Regulations would, apart from the operation of Part 4 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act, be likely to cease to be in force within 12 months after the sunsetting day for the regulations.

                   The Fisheries Administration Regulations, made under the Fisheries Administration Act, relate to the management of Commonwealth fisheries by AFMA.

                   The Department, in conjunction with AFMA, has reviewed the Fisheries Management Regulations, the Fisheries Administration Regulations and the Southern Bluefin Tuna Regulations.

                   The review is expected to lead to the repeal of all 3 instruments and the remaking of the Fisheries Management Regulations (incorporating the Southern Bluefin Tuna Regulations) and the Fisheries Administration Regulations before 1 October 2019.

                   Further, the Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Representation) Act 2017 amended AFMA’s objectives under the Fisheries Management Act. As a result, AFMA is now required to ensure that the interests of recreational and Indigenous fishers, as well as commercial operators, are taken into account when performing its functions.

                   To effectively and efficiently remake the Fisheries Management Regulations and the Fisheries Administration Regulations in line with the amendments made to AFMA’s functions and responsibilities, the Department and AFMA intend to remake the regulations in concert. This will streamline the use of government resources, particularly because the same groups of stakeholders will be involved in consultation processes.

                   A 12 month deferral of the sunsetting day for the Fisheries Administration Regulations will avoid the need to remake them in their current form for the short period before they cease to be in force.

6  Deferral of sunsetting of the Regulations

                   The Fisheries Administration Regulations, for which the sunsetting day is 1 October 2018, are taken to cease to be in force under section 51 of the Legislation Act on 1 October 2019.

7  Repeal of this instrument

                   This instrument is repealed at the start of 2 October 2019.