DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan 1995
Subclause 3.1 and Subclause 17.2
SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA FISHERY FISHING SEASON AND AUSTRALIA’S NATIONAL CATCH ALLOCATION DETERMINATION 2013-14
The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under subclauses 3.1 and 17.2 of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan 1995.
Dated: 25 October 2013
The Common Seal of the Australian
Fisheries Management Authority
was affixed in accordance with a
resolution of the Commission
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
1. This Determination may be cited as the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Fishing Season and Australia’s National Catch Allocation Determination 2013-14.
2. This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
3. This Determination ceases as if it was revoked on 1 December 2015 unless earlier revoked.
4. A term used in this Determination that is defined for the purposes of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan 1995 has the same meaning in this Determination as it has in that Plan.
Notes: 1. Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this determination.
Determination of the fishing season
5. The fishing season in the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery is the period starting on 1 December in a year and ending on 30 November in the following year.
Determination of Australia’s national catch allocation
6. Australia’s national catch allocation for the season in the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery which will commence on:
§ 1 December 2013 and which will end on 30 November 2014 is 5,151,000 kilograms; and
§ 1 December 2014 and which will end on 30 November 2015 is 5,665,000 kilograms.
Revocation of previous Determination
7. This Determination revokes the 2012-13 Southern Bluefin Tuna Australia’s National Catch Allocation Determination with effect from the commencement of this Determination.