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This instrument determines the total allowable catch for each species of scallop in the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery Management Plan 2002 for the 2023 fishing season in the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 27 Jun 2023
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR31-Jul-2023
Tabled Senate31-Jul-2023
To be ceased 01 Jan 2024
Ceased by Self Ceasing
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Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2023

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

Dated 27 June 2023

Anna Willock

Deputy 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  Determination of total allowable catch...................................................................................... 1

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery (Total Allowable Catch) Determination 2023.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 8 July 2023.

3  Cessation

                   This instrument ceases on 1 January 2024.

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Act for the purpose of section 27 of the Management Plan.

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.

                   (2) Any term used in this instrument that is defined for the purpose of the Management Plan has the same meaning in this instrument as it has in the Management Plan.

Note:          Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meaning in this instrument (see paragraph 13(1)(b) of the Legislation Act 2003).

Determination of total allowable catch

                   (1) This section applies for the fishing season commencing on 8 July 2023.

                   (2) For each species of fish specified in an item in column 1 of the table, the total allowable catch, in tonnes, in whole weight including shells for that species is determined in column 2.

Item

Column 1

Species of fish

Column 2

Total allowable catch

1

Pecten fumatus (commercial scallop)

3,892 tonnes

2

Chlamys (Mimachlamys) asperrimus (doughboy scallop)

100 tonnes