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Fisheries Management and Environmental Assessment Legislation Amendment Act 2000.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
New South Wales
Document type
Legislation
Date
2000 (2001)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to amend the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to provide for the environmental assessment of fishing activities; to restructure the management of commercial fisheries; to require recreational saltwater fishers as well as freshwater fishers to pay a fishing fee; to make further provision for the protection of aquatic habitats; and for other purposes.
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries
Keyword
EIA Protection of habitats Cartilaginous fishes Indigenous peoples Institution
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act amends the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to provide for the assessment of the environmental impact of fishing activities, to provide for the protection of aquatic habitats and to reorganize the commercial fisheries sector. The Act provides for the establishment of the Fisheries Resource Conservation and Assessment Council, for the management of shared fisheries and for the protection of fish habitats. Other amendments concern recreational fishing fees and commercial fishing entitlements.

Full text
English
Website
www.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Amends

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

Legislation | Australia | 1979 (2020)

Keyword: Cultural heritage, Indigenous peoples, Basic legislation, EIA, Environmental planning, Dispute settlement, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Sustainable development, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Management Act 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994 (2018)

Keyword: Framework law, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Total allowable catch, Enforcement/compliance, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Size, Policy/planning, Institution, Non-governmental entity, Court/tribunal, Fishing authorization, Protection of species, Cartilaginous fishes, Indigenous peoples, Fish disease, Animal health, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX