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This instrument specifies the minimum quota holding for trawl methods to be 25.5% of the statutory fishing rights held in the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery for each trawler for each fishing season commencing on 1 December 2020 and finishing on 30 November of the following year for fishing years until 2025.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 20 Nov 2020
To be ceased 01 Dec 2025
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery (Trawl Fishing Capacity) Determination 2020

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

Dated   19 November 2020

 

 

 

 

Wez Norris

Chief Executive Officer

for and on behalf of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery (Trawl Fishing Capacity) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on 1 December 2020.

3  Cessation

This instrument ceases on 1 December 2025. 

4  Authority

This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11 of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002 (the Plan).

5  Definitions

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

Note:          Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this instrument. 

6  Determination of fishing capacity

                   For the purposes of Section 11A of the Plan, AFMA determines the minimum quota for trawl methods expressed as a percentage of Statutory Fishing Rights for the fishing years which commence on 1 December 2020 and ends on 30 November of the following year until 2025 to be 25.5% of the statutory fishing rights held in the fishery for each trawler.