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This determination sets the total allowable catch in the Small Pelagic Fishery for the fishing season starting on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 20 Mar 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Mar-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
To be ceased 01 May 2021
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Small Pelagic Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2020

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority makes the following determination in accordance with a decision made by the Commission under section 23 of the Fisheries Administration Act 1991.

Dated               17 March 2020                                   

 

 

 

 

 

Sally Weekes

Acting Executive Secretary

For and on behalf of the Commission of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Small Pelagic Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 May 2020.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Act for the purpose of subsection 17(1) of the Management Plan.

4  Cessation

                   This instrument ceases to have effect as if it is revoked on 1 May 2021 unless earlier revoked. 

5  Definitions

             (1)  In this instrument:

Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

Management Plan means the Small Pelagic Fishery Management Plan 2009

             (2)  A term used in this instrument that is defined for the purposes of the Management Plan has the same meaning in this instrument as it has in that Management Plan.

Note:          Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meaning in this instrument (see paragraph 13(1)(b) of the Legislation Act 2003). 

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

7  Determination of total allowable catch

             (1)  For a species of fish specified in an item in column 1 of the table within the sub-area of fishery specified in column 2 of the table the total allowable catch, in tonnes, for that species in that sub-area is determined in column 3. 

 

Item

Column 1

Species of fish

Column 2

Sub-area of the fishery

Column 3

Total allowable catch

1

Blue mackerel

Eastern

11,970 tonnes

2

Blue mackerel

Western

3,210 tonnes

3

Jack mackerel

Eastern

18,580 tonnes

4

Jack mackerel

Western

4,170 tonnes

5

Redbait

Eastern

3,420 tonnes

6

Redbait

Western

6,640 tonnes

7

Australian sardine

Australian sardine

9,190 tonnes

             (2)  The total allowable catch determined in column 3 of the table is the total allowable catch of whole weight of fish listed in column 1 for the fishing season starting on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021. 


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Small Pelagic Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2019

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument