Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Plan of Management Amendment 2005 (No. 1)

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Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Plan of Management Amendment 2005 (No. 1)
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority determines this amendment to the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003 under sections 17 and 20 of the Fisheries Management Act 1991. Dated 28 September 2005 PETER WITHERIDGE
Common seal of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority  
    Accepted on 14 October 2005             IAN MACDONALD Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation
 
1              Name of Management Plan Amendment                 This Management Plan Amendment is the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Plan of Management Amendment 2005 (No. 1). 2              Commencement                 This Management Plan Amendment commences on the day after it is registered. 3              Amendment of Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003                 Schedule 1 amends the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.

Schedule 1        Amendments (section 3)    [1]           Section 3, after definition of fishing year insert GAB Albany zone means the area described in clause 11 of Part 3 of Schedule 1. GAB eastern zone means the area described in clause 10 of Part 3 of Schedule 1. GAB Esperance zone means the area described in clause 12 of Part 3 of Schedule 1. [2]           Section 3, subparagraph (b) (i) of the definition of holder substitute                           (i)    the person who is granted the permit under section 32 of the Act or under Part 6 of this Management Plan; or [3]           Section 3, after definition of orange roughy (eastern) insert orange roughy (GAB Albany and Esperance) means orange roughy taken from the GAB Albany zone or the GAB Esperance zone. [4]           Section 3, definition of Type T quota statutory fishing right omit subsection 27 (2), (3), (4) or (5), insert subsection 27 (2), (3), (4), (5) or (5A), [5]           Subsection 20 (3) omit subsections (6) and (7) insert subsections (6), (7) and (7A) [6]           After subsection 20 (7) insert       (7A)   The holder, or a person acting for the holder, of:                 (a)    a trawl boat statutory fishing right; or                (b)    a gillnet boat statutory fishing right; or                 (c)    a scalefish hook boat statutory fishing right; or                (d)    a shark hook boat statutory fishing right; or                 (e)    a trap fishing permit granted under section 42; may, in the Commonwealth GAB Trawl Sector, take fish of a species mentioned in items 26 to 28 of Schedule 2 without holding a quota statutory fishing right for that species. [7]           After subsection 27 (5) insert       (5A)   A person satisfies the condition for registration as an eligible person for the grant of a type T quota SFR for quota species mentioned in items 25 to 28 of Schedule 2 if, immediately before the end of the notice period, the person was the holder of:                 (a)    a GAB Trawl boat statutory fishing right; or                (b)    a fishing permit granted under section 44. [8]           Subsection 27 (6) omit to (5) insert to (5A) [9]           Paragraph 28 (2) (j) omit period. insert period; [10]         After paragraph 28 (2) (j) insert                (k)    if the person is registered as an eligible person for the grant of a Type T quota statutory fishing right for a quota species under paragraph 27 (5A) (a) — the following Type T quota statutory fishing rights for each GAB Trawl boat statutory fishing right held by the person immediately before the end of the notice period:                           (i)    300,000 Type T quota statutory fishing rights for the taking of deepwater flathead;                          (ii)    100,000 Type T quota statutory fishing rights for the taking of bight redfish;                          (iii)    20,000 Type T quota statutory fishing rights for the taking of orange roughy (GAB Albany and Esperance);                  (l)    if the person is registered as an eligible person for the grant of a Type T quota statutory fishing right for a quota species under paragraph 27 (5A) (b):                           (i)    for each kilogram of alfonsino taken by the person from 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2001 — 1 Type T quota statutory fishing right for the taking of alfonsino; and                          (ii)    for each 0.8153 kilogram of alfonsino taken by the person from 1 January 2002 to 30 June 2004 — 1 Type T quota statutory fishing right for the taking of alfonsino. [11]         After subsection 28 (2) insert       (2A)   For paragraph (2) (l), a person is taken to have taken alfonsino in a period if the catch was reported to AFMA on forms known as ‘SEF2 Catch Disposal Records’ during that period. [12]         Subsection 28 (3) omit paragraphs (2) (a) to (j) insert paragraphs (2) (a) to (k) [13]         Schedule 1, Part 3, after clause 9 insert
10            GAB eastern zone                 The GAB eastern zone is the part of the fishery that is within the Commonwealth GAB Trawl Sector and east of the meridian of longitude 136° E.
11            GAB Albany zone                 The GAB Albany zone is the part of the fishery that is within the area formed by a line beginning at the intersection of the meridian of longitude 118° 10¢ E and the parallel of latitude 35° 26¢ S and running progressively as described in the following table.  
Item
Description
1
South along the meridian of longitude 118° 10¢ E to the intersection with the parallel of latitude 35° 36¢ S
2
East along the parallel of latitude 35° 36¢ S to the intersection with the meridian of longitude 118° 40¢ E
3
North along the meridian of longitude 118° 40¢ E to the parallel of latitude 35° 15¢ S
4
Generally westerly to the point where the line began
12            GAB Esperance zone                 The GAB Esperance zone is the part of the fishery that is within the area formed by a line beginning at the intersection of the meridian of longitude 125° E and  the parallel of latitude 34° 10¢ S and running progressively as described in the following table.  
Item
Description
1
South along the meridian of longitude 125° E to the intersection with the parallel of latitude 34° 25¢ S
2
Generally easterly to the intersection of the meridian of longitude 126° 20¢ E and the parallel of latitude 34° S
3
North along the meridian of longitude 126° 20¢ E to the intersection with the parallel of latitude 33° 46¢ S
4
Generally westerly to the point where the line began
[14]         Schedule 2, table, after item 24 insert
25
Alfonsino
Beryx splendens
26
Bight redfish
Centoberyx gerrardi
27
Deepwater flathead
Neoplatycephalus conatus
28
Orange roughy (GAB Albany and Esperance zones)
Hoplostethus atlanticus
 
 

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