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This instrument directs that holders of fishing concessions or a person acting on the holder’s behalf for the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery must not engage in fishing in four specified areas in the vicinity of Apollo Bay, Flinders Island and King Island during the 2022 fishing season, commencing on 12 July 2022 and closing on 31 December 2022.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 01 Jul 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
To be ceased 01 Jan 2023
Ceased by Self Ceasing
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Fisheries Management (Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery) (Closures) Direction 2022

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority makes the following direction in accordance with a decision made the Commissioners under section 25 of the Fisheries Administration Act 1991.

Dated 30 June 2022

Wez Norris

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

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

3  Cessation.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

5  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

6  Direction not to engage in fishing............................................................................................. 2

Schedule 1—Closure areas                                                                                           3

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Fisheries Management (Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery) (Closures) Direction 2022.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 12 July 2022.

3  Cessation

                   This instrument ceases on 1 January 2023.

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 41A(2) of the Act.

5  Definitions

                   (1) In this instrument:

Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

Management Plan means Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery Management Plan 2002.

Apollo Bay The Hill East area means the part of the fishery described in clause 1 of Schedule 1.

Flinders Island North of Babel A area means the part of the fishery described in clause 2 of Schedule 1.

Flinders Island The Wreck A North area means the part of the fishery described in clause 3 of Schedule 1.

King Island 9 area means the part of the fishery described in clause 4 of Schedule 1.

World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84) means the World Geodetic System 1984 datum that is used for cartography, geodesy, and satellite navigation purposes and is defined and maintained by the United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

                   (2) Terms used in this Direction that are defined for the purpose of the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery Management Plan 2002 (Management Plan) have the same meanings in this instrument as they have in the Management Plan.

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

Direction not to engage in fishing

                   (1) A holder, or a person acting on the holder’s behalf, is directed not to engage in fishing during the 2022 fishing season in parts of the fishery that are:

                        (a) the Apollo Bay The Hill East area; and

                        (b) the Flinders Island North of Babel A area; and

                        (c) the Flinders Island The Wreck A North area; and

                        (d) the King Island 9 area.

                   (2) This Direction applies for the period from the commencement of this instrument until 31 December 2022.

Note: All geographic coordinates contained within the schedules attached to this document are in terms of the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84).

 


 

Schedule 1—Closure areas

1  Apollo Bay The Hill East area

The area of the fishery that is the Apollo Bay the Hill East area is part of the fishery bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table.

Hill East area

Item

Description

1

Commencing at the point of latitude 39°13.302’ south, longitude 144°27.8484' east

2

East along the parallel 39°13.302’ south to its intersection with the meridian 144°30.8' east

3

South along the meridian 144°30.8' east to its intersection with the parallel 39°16.8' south

4

West along 39°16.8' south to its intersection with the meridian 144°27.8484' east

5

North along the meridian 144°27.8484' east to the starting point

2  The North of Babel A area

The area of the fishery that is the North of Babel A area is part of the fishery bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table.

North of Babel A area

Item

Description

1

Commencing at the point of latitude 39°51' south; longitude 148°17.674' east

2

East along the parallel 39°51' south to its intersection with the meridian 148°20.3536' east

3

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 39°52.338' south, longitude 148°19.278' east

4

North-westerly along the geodesic of the point of latitude 39°51.9' south, longitude 148°16.908' east

5

North-easterly to the starting point

3  The Flinders Island The Wreck A North

The area of the fishery that is the Flinders Island The Wreck A North area is part of the fishery bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table.

Flinders Island The Wreck A North area

Item

Description

1

Commencing at point of latitude 39°42.8456' south, longitude 148°28.3395' east

2

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 39°40.79' south, longitude 148°24.3006' east

3

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 39°40.28' south, longitude 148°30.1501' east

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the start point

4  The King Island 9 area

The area of the fishery that is the King Island 9 area is part of the fishery bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table.

King Island 9 area

Item

Description

1

Commencing at point of latitude 39°33' south, 144°20.2499' east

2

East along the parallel 39°33' south to its intersection with the meridian 144°22' east

3

South along the meridian 144°22' east to its intersection with the parallel 39°36.4' south

4

West along 39°36.4' south to its intersection with the meridian 144°17' east

5

North along the meridian 144°17' east to its intersection with the parallel 39°34.8' south

6

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 39°33.7901' south, longitude 144°18.8233' east

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 39°33.835' south, longitude 144°22' east

8

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 39°33.2012' south, longitude 144°19.8866' east

9

North-easterly along the geodesic to the start point