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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 beginning on 1 January 2023 and concluding on 31 December 2023.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 17 Nov 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Nov-2022
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2022
To be ceased 31 Dec 2023
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2023

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               17 November 2022     

Wez Norris

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

 

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (Overcatch and Undercatch) Determination 2023.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 January 2023.

Cessation

                   This instrument ceases on 31 December 2023.

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and sections 3.2, 4.5 and 4.6 of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010 (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 January 2023 and ending on 31 December 2023. 

Note:          The total allowable commercial catch (TACC) for each quota species for the fishing season commencing on 1 January 2023 and ending on 31 December 2023 is determined by the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2023

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

                     (a)  for the purpose of section 4.5 of the Plan, the determined percentage of overcatch is determined by column 2 of the table; and

                     (b)  for the purpose of section 4.5 of the Plan, the determined weight of overcatch is determined by column 3 of the table; and

                     (c)  for the purpose of subsection 4.6 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

Albacore Tuna

10%

2 tonnes

10%

2

Bigeye Tuna

10%

2 tonnes

10%

3

Broadbill Swordfish

10%

2 tonnes

10%

4

Striped Marlin

10%

2 tonnes

10%

5

Yellowfin Tuna

10%

2 tonnes

10%