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This instrument amends the Northern Prawn Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 171 to provide for additional area closures for specified times within the Northern Prawn Fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 09 Jun 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Jun-2020
Tabled Senate12-Jun-2020
Date of repeal 09 Oct 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Northern Prawn Fishery Amendment (Closures) Direction No. 1 2020

I, Wesley Norris, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, make the following direction. 

Dated:  9 June 2020

Wesley Norris

Chief Executive Officer

 


1  Citation

                   This Direction is the Northern Prawn Fishery Amendment (Closures) Direction No. 1 2020.

2  Commencement

                   This Direction commences on 10 June 2020.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 41A(3) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

Northern Prawn Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 171

1  Subsection 7.5

Omit the subsection, substitute:

7.5       Fishing is not to be engaged in in the area defined in Schedule 11 during the period commencing at 0800 hours UTC on 10 June 2020 and ending at 0200 hours UTC 15 June 2020.

 

Subsection 7.6

Omit the subsection, substitute:

7.6       Fishing is not to be engaged in in waters west of the meridian of Longitude 138° E during the period commencing at 0800 hours UTC on 10 June 2020 and ending at 0230 hours UTC 15 June 2020.

 

3  Subsection 7.7

Omit the subsection, substitute:

7.7       Fishing is not to be engaged in in waters east of the meridian of Longitude 138° E between the hours of 2200 hours UTC and 0800 hours UTC each day, during the period commencing at 0800 hours UTC on 10 June 2020 and ending at 0200 hours UTC 15 June 2020.