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This instrument amends the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 2 2015 to provide for co-management arrangements for pink ling between the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and the South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Registered 29 Apr 2019

 

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Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures Variation) Direction 2019

I, Wesley Norris Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, make the following direction.

Dated   23 April 2019

Wesley Norris

Chief Executive Officer

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures Variation) Direction 2019.

2  Commencement

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

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 41A(3) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 2 2015

1  Clause 7

Repeal the clause, substitute:

Exemption to the prohibition

7.       Clause 6 does not apply to a concession holder:

          (1)          if the holder’s fishing concession is subject to a condition that no more than 25 per cent of their total pink ling (Genypterus blacodes) quota (caught or uncaught) in waters east of longitude 147° East can be retained in any fishing year; or

          (2)          where AFMA has been notified by the South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) that the concession holder has agreed to take a specified amount of pink ling east of longitude 147° East under management arrangements established by SETFIA.