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Content WindowEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Recreational Fishing for Mako and Porbeagle Sharks) Bill 2010
1 Section 212
Before “Sections”, insert “(1)”.
2 After paragraph 212(q)
; or (r) an action that is taken in the course of recreational fishing and the action:
(i) consists of, or involves, taking, trading, keeping or moving; or
(ii) results in the death or injury of;
a shortfin mako shark, a longfin mako shark or a porbeagle shark.
3 At the end of section 212
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(r), recreational fishing includes (but is not limited to) the following types of fishing:
(a) fishing from a charter boat (within the meaning of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 ), including fishing by the person in charge of the boat, the crew of the boat or any other person on the boat;
(b) fishing in a fishing competition (whether or not in a professional capacity);
(c) fishing that is undertaken primarily for:
(i) inclusion on a website, or in a film, video, television program or radio program; or
(ii) description or representation in a magazine, newspaper, book or other such document.
4 At the end of paragraph 214(1)(b)
Add “or (r)”.
5 Section 528
longfin mako shark means the listed migratory species with the common name longfin mako shark and the scientific name Isurus paucus .
6 Section 528
porbeagle shark means the listed migratory species with the common name porbeagle shark and the scientific name Lamna nasus .
7 Section 528
shortfin mako shark means the listed migratory species with the common name shortfin mako shark and the scientific name Isurus oxyrinchus .