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This instrument determines the total allowable effort for the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery for the 2021, 2022 and 2023 fishing seasons.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 63AB, Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 14 Dec 2020
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Torres Strait Fisheries (Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Total Allowable Effort) Determination 2020

 

The Protected Zone Joint Authority makes this instrument under paragraph 35(1)(a) of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984, in accordance with a decision of its members under section 40 of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

Dated               4 December 2020                   

 

 

 

Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam

Chair of the Protected Zone Joint Authority
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries

for and on behalf of the Protected Zone Joint Authority

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Determination of Total Allowable Effort.................................................................................. 1

 

 


1  Name

(1)   This instrument is the Torres Strait Fisheries (Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Total Allowable Effort) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

(2)   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

(3) This instrument is made under section 15A of the Act and section 2.5 of the Plan.

Note:          The Authority may exercise the powers of the Minister under section 15A of the Act in respect of a Protected Zone Joint Authority fishery: see paragraph 35(1)(a) of the Act.

4  Definitions

 

(4) In this instrument:

Act means the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984;

Plan means the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Management Plan 2009.

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 3 of the Act and section 1.3 of the Plan including the following:

(a)      fishery;

(b)      fishing days;

(c)      fishing season;

(d)      total allowable effort or TAE.

 

5         Determination of Total Allowable Effort

(5)   The total allowable effort for the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery for the 2021, 2022, and 2023 fishing seasons is 9,200 fishing days for each fishing season.