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This instrument revokes the Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria Line Fishery 29 November 2016 and accredits the management regime for the Line fishery (Gulf of Carpentaria—spanish mackerel and other fin fish) under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 21 Nov 2019

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Line fishery (Gulf of Carpentaria—spanish mackerel and other fin fish), November 2019, Accreditation Revocation Instrument 2019

 

I, Nathan Sibley, Acting Assistant Secretary, Environment Approvals & Wildlife Branch, make the following instrument.

 

(a)  revoke, under subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, the accreditation of the management regime for the Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria Line Fishery dated                 29 November 2016, and

 

(b)  being satisfied that:

(i)  the management regime for the Line fishery (Gulf of Carpentaria—spanish mackerel and other fin fish), in force under the Queensland Fisheries Act 1994 and the the Fisheries (General) Regulation 2019 (Queensland), the Fisheries (Commercial Fisheries) Regulation 2019 (Queensland), the Fisheries Declaration 2019 (Queensland), and the Fisheries Quota Declaration 2019 (Queensland), requires persons engaged in fishing under the management regime to take all reasonable steps to ensure that members of listed threatened species, listed migratory species, cetaceans and listed marine species are not killed or injured as a result of the fishing, and

(ii) the fishery to which the management regime relates does not, or is not likely to, adversely affect:

(a) the survival or recovery in nature of any listed threatened species, or

(b) the conservation status of a listed migratory species, cetacean, or listed marine species or a population of that species,

 


 

accredit the management regime for the Line fishery (Gulf of Carpentaria—spanish mackerel and other fin fish), in force under the Queensland Fisheries Act 1994 and the the Fisheries (General) Regulation 2019 (Queensland), the Fisheries (Commercial Fisheries) Regulation 2019 (Queensland), the Fisheries Declaration 2019 (Queensland), and the Fisheries Quota Declaration 2019 (Queensland), under sections 208A, 222A, 245 and 265 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) for the purposes of Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 respectively of Part 13 of the EPBC Act.

 

 

Dated this              15        day of              November                    2019

 

Nathan Sibley

 

 

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Line fishery (Gulf of Carpentaria—spanish mackerel and other fin fish), November 2019  Accreditation Revocation Instrument 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences November 2019.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 303AA(7) the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

4  Schedule

                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is revoked as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Revocation

Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria Line Fishery 29 November 2016

1  The whole of the instrument

Revoke the instrument.