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This instrument determines the total allowable catch for Patagonian toothfish and catch limits for other species in the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery for the 2022/23 and 2023/24 fishing years.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 20 Aug 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate23-Aug-2021
To be ceased 15 Apr 2024
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2021

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

Dated              18 August 2021

Wez Norris

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2021.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on 15 April 2022.

3  Authority

This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11 of the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006 (the Plan).

4  Cessation

                   This instrument ceases on 15 April 2024.

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 total allowable catch

(1)   The total allowable catch for Patagonian toothfish and catch limits for other species in the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery for the 2022/2023 fishing year, commencing on 15 April 2022 and ending on 14 April 2023, and for the 2023/24 fishing year, commencing on 15 April 2023 and ending on 14 April 2024 are:

(a)    635 tonnes for each fishing year for Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides); and

(b)   50 tonnes for each fishing year for each of the other species in the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery.