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This instrument determines the amounts and percentages for each quota species in relation to undercatch and overcatch for the fishing season in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery, commencing on 1 February 2022 and concluding on 31 January 2023.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 29 Mar 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Mar-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
To be ceased 01 Feb 2023
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2022

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 25 March 2022                                     

Wez Norris

Chief Executive Officer
for and on behalf of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2022.

2  Commencement

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

Revocation

This instrument is revoked on 1 February 2023. 

4  Authority

This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and under subsection 11(1) of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 (the Plan) for the purposes of sections 18 and 19 of 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 meaning in this instrument. 

Determination of overcatch and undercatch

 

(1) This section applies to the fishing season commencing on 1 February 2022              and ending on 31 January 2023.  

 

(2) For the quota species listed in an item in column 1 of the table:

 

(a) for the purposes of paragraph 11(1)(a) and subsection 18(5) of the Plan, the          determined percentage of overcatch is determined by column 2 of the table;          and

 

(b) for the purposes of paragraph 11(1)(a) and subsection 18(5) of the Plan, the         determined weight of overcatch is determined by column 3 of the table; and 

 

(c) for the purposes of paragraph 11(1)(b) and subsection 19(3) of the Plan, the determined percentage of undercatch is determined by column 4 of the table.

 

 

Item

Column 1

Species

Column 2

Determined percentage (overcatch)

Column 3

Determined weight (overcatch)

Column 4

Determined percentage (undercatch)

1

Bigeye tuna

10%

2 tonnes

10%

2

Broadbill swordfish

10%

2 tonnes

10%

3

Striped marlin

10%

2 tonnes

10%

4

Yellowfin tuna

10%

2 tonnes

10%