Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2012

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2012L00088

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DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY
 
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Section 17(6)(aa)
Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005
Section 11(1)
 
WESTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH DETERMINATION 2012
 
                                                                                                                                                           
 
The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11(1) of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.
 
 
Dated:                      23 January 2012
 
The Common Seal of the Australian
Fisheries Management Authority
was affixed in accordance with a
resolution of the Commission
 
 
 
Ryan Murphy
Executive Secretary
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
                                                                                                                                                           
 
Citation
1.   This Determination may be cited as the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2012.
 
Commencement
2.   This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
 
 
Cessation
3.   This Determination ceases on 1 February 2013 unless earlier revoked. 
Interpretation
4.   Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 have the same meanings in this Determination as they have in that Plan.
Notes:             1.    Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.
Determination of total allowable commercial catch
5.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2012 and ending on 31 January 2013 is:
 

Quota species
Total Allowable Commercial Catch

Bigeye Tuna
2,000 tonnes
Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish
3,000 tonnes
Whole weight

Striped Marlin
125 tonnes
Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna
5,000 tonnes
Whole weight