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Fisheries notice No. AFZ1: Australian fishing zone prohibition of pelagic gillnet and driftnet fishing.

Country/Territory
Australia
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
1989
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Fishing gear/fishing method
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

The Notice, issued by the Minister of State for Primary Industries and Energy under section 8 Fisheries Act 1952 prohibits the taking of fish in proclaimed waters with the use of gillnet or drift net of a kind specified in the Schedule and prohibits persons to have in their possession or charge, in a boat in the proclaimed waters, equipment of a kind specified in the Schedule unless that equipment is stowed and secured below deck. The Schedule specifies equipment of which the use is prohibited.

Full text
English
Website
www.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act 1952.

Legislation | Australia | 1952 (1988)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX