DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002
HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS FISHERY
TRAWL FISHING CAPACITY DETERMINATION 2012
The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to s17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11A of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002.
Dated: 6 March 2012
The Common Seal of the Australian
Fisheries Management Authority
was affixed in accordance with a
resolution of the Commission
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
This Determination may be cited as the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Trawl Fishing Capacity Determination 2012.
This Determination commences the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
This Determination ceases on 30 November 2012.
Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002 have the same meaning in this Determination as they have in that Plan.
[Note: Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.]
5. Determination of fishing capacity
For the purposes of Section 11A of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002, AFMA determines the minimum quota for trawl methods expressed as a percentage of Statutory Fishing Rights for the fishing year which commenced on 1 December 2011 and ends on 30 November 2012 to be 25.5% of the statutory fishing rights held in the fishery for each trawler.
Note: this Determination which regulates trawl fishing capacity in the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery (HIMI) Fishery is additional to the Determination which sets catch limits for the HIMI Fishery.