Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 8 2013

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DIRECTION NOT TO ENGAGE IN FISHING
 
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Subsection 41A(2)
 
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SCALEFISH AND SHARK FISHERY (Closures) DIRECTION No. 8 2013
                                                                                                                                                      
 
I, James Findlay, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, as delegate under delegation No. 1 of 2011 made on 28th January 2011 from the Commission, make the following Direction under subsection 41A(2) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991.
 
 
 
Dated:  20 June 2013
 
 
 
 
 
James Findlay
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
                                                                                                                                                      
 
Citation
1.       This Direction may be cited as the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures) Direction No. 8 2013.
Commencement
2.       This Direction commences on 1 July 2013.
Cessation
3.       This Direction ceases as if it was revoked on 30 April 2014 unless earlier revoked.
 
Interpretation
4.      Terms used in this Direction that are defined for the purposes of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003 (the Plan) have the same meanings in this Direction as they have in the Plan.
Notes:             1.    Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Direction.
To whom this Direction applies
5.       This Direction applies to a holder of a fishing concession in the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery and to a person acting on behalf of the holder.
Direction not to engage in fishing
6.            Fishing is not to be engaged in in the following areas of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery:
Seiners Horseshoe
The area of Seiner’s Horseshoe is the part of the Australian Fishing Zone contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point  of latitude 38o 18.374’ south, longitude 148o 35.870’ east, and running progressively:
 
(a)    east along the parallel of latitude 38o 18.374’ south to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 148o 40.236’ east;
(b)   then southeasterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 38o 27.116’ south, longitude 148o 45.124’ east;
(c)    then southwesterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 38o 31.829’ south, longitude 148o 32.703’ east; and
(d)   then north northeasterly to the point of commencement.
 
Everard Horseshoe
The area of Everard Horseshoe is the part of the Australian Fishing Zone contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point  of latitude 38o 04.914’ south, longitude 149o 21.490’ east, and running progressively:
 
(a)    easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 38o 04.788’ south, longitude 149o 24.089’ east;
(b)   then southeasterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 38o 09.837’ south, longitude 149o 33.324’ east;
(c)    then southerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 38o 16.500’ south, longitude 149o 32.912’ east;
(d)   then west along the parallel of latitude 38o 16.500’ south to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 149o 26.800’ east;
(e)    then northeasterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 38o 13.151’ south, longitude 149o 30.083’ east; and
(f)    then northwesterly to the point of commencement.
 
 
Maria Island Canyon
The area of Maria Island Canyon is the part of the Australian Fishing Zone contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point  of latitude 42o 42.000’ south, longitude 148o 21.000’ east, and running progressively:
 
(a)    east along the parallel of latitude 42o 42.000’ south to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 148o 26.000’ east;
(b)   then south along the parallel of longitude 148o 26.000’ east to its intersection with the meridian of latitude 42o 45.000’ south;
(c)    then west along the parallel of latitude 42o 45.000’ south to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 148o 21.000’ east; and
(d)   then north to the point of commencement.