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This instrument amends the Northern Prawn Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 172 to prohibit further targeted fishing for scampi until 22.30 hours UTC on 30 November 2021.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 05 Jan 2021

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Northern Prawn Fishery (Closures Amendment) Direction No. 1 2021

I, Anna Willock, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, make the following direction. 

Dated:              4 January 2021

Anna Willock

Acting Chief Executive Officer

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Northern Prawn Fishery (Closures Amendment) Direction No. 1 2021

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after this instrument is registered.

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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. 172

1  Paragraph 7.1(g)

Omit “scampi in the period commencing on 24 January 2020 and ending at 22.30 hours UTC on 30 November 2020”, substitute “scampi in the period commencing on 7 January 2021 and ending at 22.30 hours UTC on 30 November 2021.