Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2011
Fisheries Management Act 1991
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority determines this amendment of the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006 under section 20 of the Fisheries Management Act 1991.
Dated 8 September 2011
The Common Seal of the Australian
Fisheries Management Authority was
affixed in accordance with a resolution
of the Commission
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Accepted on 22nd September 2011
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
1 Name of Management Plan Amendment
This Management Plan Amendment is the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2011.
This Management Plan Amendment commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
3 Amendment of Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006
Schedule 1 amends the Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery Management Plan 2006.
Schedule 1 Amendments
 Section 3, definition of sector
 Section 3, definition of statutory fishing right
1 of the sectors of
 Section 6, paragraph (c)
ecologically sustainable stocks
an ecologically sustainable stock
 Section 6, paragraph (d)
each sector of
 Subsection 10(1)
ecologically viable stocks of the species and
 Subsection 10(2)
ecologically viable stocks of Patagonian toothfish and
 Section 11, subsection (1)
each sector of
 Section 11, subsection (3)
a sector and
 Section 11, paragraphs (4)(b) and (c)
(b) the quota allocated to the right for the fishing year; and
 Section 13, subsection (1)
for a sector of the fishery area must not take from that sector of
for the fishery area must not take from
 Section 13, subsection (2)
(2) The quota allocated to a statutory fishing right for a fishing year is worked out by dividing the total allowable catch in the fishing year by the total number of statutory fishing rights in force at the start of the fishing year.
 Section 13, subsections (4) and (5)
(4) For subsection (1), a person may not take fish from the fishery unless the person holds statutory fishing rights with uncaught quota at least equal to the amount of fish taken.
(5) For subsection (4):
uncaught quota, for a holder and at a time in a season, means the balance of quota, available on all the holder’s statutory fishing rights, that remains after deducting the weight of Patagonian toothfish taken by the holder up to that time.
 Section 16, Note 5
Note 5 When statutory fishing rights were first granted there were 2 sectors in the fishery. AFMA granted 5,000 statutory fishing rights for each sector under section 17 and 5,000 statutory fishing rights for each sector by tender. AFMA does not propose to grant further statutory fishing rights.
 Section 20 paragraph (1)(c)
 Subsection 34(3), paragraphs (3)(a), (b), (c) and (d)
(a) delivered to the reception desk at:
Level 6, 73 Northbourne Avenue
Canberra City ACT 2600; or
(b) posted to:
PO Box 7051
Canberra Business Centre
ACT 2610; or
(c) sent by fax (from within Australia) to:
(02) 6225 5426; or
(d) sent by fax (from outside Australia) to:
612 6225 5426; or
 Schedule 1
SCHEDULE 1 Fishery area
All areas of the AFZ adjacent to Macquarie Island excluding the waters of the State of Tasmania