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This instrument closes specified parts of the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery for the 2019 fishing season.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 02 Jul 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate04-Jul-2019
To be repealed 01 Jan 2020
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Fisheries Management (Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery) (Closures) Direction 2019

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority makes the following direction in accordance with a decision made by the Commissioners under section 25 of the Fisheries Administation Act 1991.   

Dated               1 July 2019

Andrew Pearson

Executive Secretary

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

3  Repeal....................................................................................................................................... 1

4  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

5  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

6  Direction not to engage in fishing............................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Closure areas                                                                                           3

1  Apollo Bay 1 area..................................................................................................................... 3

2  Flinders Island area.................................................................................................................. 3

3  King Island 7 area..................................................................................................................... 3

4  King Island Blue Dot Extended area......................................................................................... 4

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Fisheries Management (Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery) (Closures) Direction 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Repeal

                   This instrument is revoked on 1 January 2020. 

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 41A(2) of the Act.

5  Definitions

             (1)  In this instrument:

Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991

Apollo Bay 1 area means the part of the fishery described in clause 1 of Schedule 1. 

Flinders Island area means the part of the fishery described in clause 2 of Schedule 1.

holder means a holder of a boat statutory fishing right or a quota statutory fishing right issued for the purpose of the Plan.  

King Island 7 area means the part of the fishery described in clause 3 of Schedule 1. 

King Island Blue Dot Extended area means the part of the fishery described in clause 4 of Schedule 1. 

Plan means the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery Management Plan 2002. 

             (2)  Terms used in this Direction that are defined for the purposes of the Plan have the same meanings in this instrument as they have in the Plan.

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

6  Direction not to engage in fishing

             (1)  A holder, or a person acting on the holder’s behalf, is directed not to engaged in fishery in the parts of the fishery that are:

                     (a)  the Apollo Bay 1 area; and

                     (b)  the Flinders Island area; and

                     (c)  the King Island 7 area; and

                     (d)  the King Island Blue Dot Extended area. 

             (2)  This direction applies for the period from the commencement of this instrument until 31 December 2019. 

 

Schedule 1—Closure areas

1  Apollo Bay 1 area

                   The area of the fishery that is the Apollo Bay 1 area is the part of the fishery bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table. 

 

Apollo Bay 1 area

Item

Description

1

The point 144°05.196’ E 39°09.041’ S

2

East along the parallel 39°09.041’ S to its intersection with the meridian 144°08.681′ E

3

South along the meridian 144°08.681′ E to its intersection with the parallel 39°10.541′S

4

West along 39°10.541′S to its intersection with the meridian 144°05.196′E

5

North along the meridian 144°05.196′E to the starting point

2  Flinders Island area

                   The area of the fishery that is the Flinders Island area is the part of the fishery bounded by the line described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table. 

 

Flinders Island area

Item

Description

1

The point 148°03.000’ E 39°11.400’ S

2

East along the parallel 39°11.400’ S to its intersection with the meridian 148°07.800’E

3

South along the meridian 148°07.800’E to its intersection with the parallel 39°19.800ʹS

4

West along the parallel 39°19.800ʹS to its intersection with the meridian 148°03.000’E

5

North along the meridian 148°03.000’E to the point of commencement.

3  King Island 7 area

                   The area of the fishery that is the King Island 7 area is the part of the fishery bounded by the line described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table. 

 

King Island 7 area

Item

Description

1

The point 144°33.708’ E 39°38.172’ S

2

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point 144°37.691’E 39°37.379’S

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point 144°38.346’E 39°38.651’S

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point 144°34.200’E 39°39.383’S

5

North-westerly to the starting point

4  King Island Blue Dot Extended area

                   The area of the fishery that is the King Island Blue Dot Extended area is the part of the fishery bounded by the line described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table. 

 

King Island Blue Dot Extended area

Item

Description

1

The point 144°51.366’ E 39°46.026’ S

2

East along the parallel 39°46.026’ S to its intersection with the meridian 144°57.479’E

3

South along the meridian 144°57.479’E to its intersection with the parallel 39°49.529’S

4

West along the parallel 39°49.529’S to its intersection with the meridian 144°51.366’E

5

North along the meridian to the starting point.