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This instrument sets the overcatch and undercatch for the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery for the 2020 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 25 Mar 2020
To be repealed 01 May 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2020

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority makes the following determination in accordance with a decision made by the AFMA 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 Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

3  Revocation................................................................................................................................ 1

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

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

6  Determination of overcatch and undercatch.............................................................................. 2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

(1) Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 May 2020

1 May 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

(2) Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

Revocation

                   This instrument is revoked on 1 May 2021. 

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Act for the purpose of subsection 24(1) of the Management Plan. 

5  Definitions

(1) In this instrument:

                   Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

                   Management Plan means the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003

(2) In this Determination, the terms ‘East’ and ‘West’ in the table in clause 6, in relation to the species ‘Deepwater shark’ mean:

                                    (i)  East – the Gemfish eastern zone, as defined in Schedule 1, Part 3 section 1 of the Management Plan.

                                    (ii)  West – the Gemfish western zone, as defined in Schedule 1, Part 3 section 2 of the Management Plan.

(3) In this Determination, the terms ‘Cascade Plateau’ and ‘Other’ in the table in clause 6, in relation to the species ‘Smooth oreo dory’ mean:

                                    (i)  Cascade Plateau – the orange roughy Cascade Plateau zone of the fishery, as defined in clause 4 of Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Management Plan.

                                    (ii)  Other – areas of the fishery outside the orange roughy Cascade Plateau zone of the fishery, as defined in clause 4 of Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Management Plan.

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

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

 

6  Determination of overcatch and undercatch

                   For the purposes of section 24 of the Management Plan the ‘determined amount’ and ‘determined percentages’ for each quota species for the fishery for the 2020 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021 are:

 

Item

Column 1

Species of fish

Column 2

Determined Percentage (Overcatch – s22 and s22A)

Column 3

Determined Percentage (Undercatch – s23)

Column 4

Determined Amount (s22A) (kg)

1

Alfonsino

10

10

2,000

2

Bight redfish

10

10

2,000

3

Blue eye trevalla

10

10

2,000

4

Blue grenadier

10

10

2,000

5

Blue warehou

None

None

2,000

6

Deepwater flathead

10

10

2,000

7

Deepwater shark basket – East

10

10

2,000

8

Deepwater shark basket - West

10

10

2,000

9

Elephant fish

10

10

2,000

10

Flathead

10

10

2,000

11

Gemfish (eastern)

None

None

2,000

12

Gemfish (western)

10

10

2,000

13

Gummy shark

10

10

2,000

14

Jackass morwong

10

10

2,000

15

John dory

10

10

2,000

16

Mirror dory

10

10

2,000

17

Ocean perch

10

10

2,000

18

Orange roughy (GAB Albany and Esperance zones)

None

None

2,000

19

Orange roughy (Cascade Plateau)

10

10

2,000

20

Orange roughy (eastern)

10

100

2,000

21

Orange roughy (southern)

None

None

2,000

22

Orange roughy (western)

None

None

2,000

23

Oreo, basket

10

10

2,000

24

Pink ling

10

10

2,000

25

Redfish

None

None

2,000

26

Ribaldo

10

10

2,000

27

Royal red prawn

10

10

2,000

28

Saw shark

10

10

2,000

29

School shark

None

None

2,000

30

School whiting

10

10

2,000

31

Silver trevally

10

10

2,000

32

Silver warehou

10

10

2,000

33

Smooth oreo dory – Cascade Plateau

10

10

2,000

34

Smooth oreo dory – Other

10

10

2,000