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This determination sets the overcatch and undercatch percentages in the Small Pelagic Fishery for the fishing season 2020-2021.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 20 Mar 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Mar-2020
To be ceased 01 May 2021
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Small Pelagic Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) 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 (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 May 2020.   

Cessation

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

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Act for the purpose of subsections 29(5) and 30(3) of the Management Plan. 

5  Definitions

             (1)  In this instrument:

Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

Management Plan means the Small Pelagic Fishery Management Plan 2009.

Fishing season 2020-2021 means the period starting on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021.

             (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 the 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  Determination of fishing season

                   For a species of fish specified in an item in column 1 of the table within the sub-area of fishery specified in an item in column 2 of the table:

                     (a)  the determined percentage of overcatch for the fishing season 2020-2021 for the purpose of subsection 29(5) of the Management Plan is determined in column 3 of the table; and

                     (b)  the determined percentage of undercatch for the fishing season 2020-2021 for the purpose of subsection 30(3) of the Management Plan is determined in column 4 of the table; and

                     (c)  the determined weight, in kilograms, of overcatch for the fishing season 2020-2021 for the purpose of subsection 29(5) of the Management Plan is determined in column 5 of the table. 

 

Item

Column 1

Species of fish

Column 2

Sub-area of the fishery

Column 3

Determined percentage (overcatch)

Column 4

Determined percentage (undercatch)

Column 5

Determined weight

1

Blue mackerel

Eastern

10%

10%

2,000 kg

2

Blue mackerel

Western

10%

10%

2,000 kg

3

Jack mackerel

Eastern

10%

10%

2,000 kg

4

Jack mackerel

Western

10%

10%

2,000 kg

5

Redbait

Eastern

10%

10%

2,000 kg

6

Redbait

Western

10%

10%

2,000 kg

7

Australian sardine

Australian sardine

10%

10%

2,000 kg