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PETITION

The following petition, lodged with the Clerk by Senator Colbeck, was received:

 From 5 935 petitioners, requesting that the Senate urge the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts to postpone any decision to implement any no-take policy on shortfin mako, longfin mako and porbeagle sharks and begin a genuine consultation process involving recreational and commercial fishing sectors.

Statement by leave: Senator Colbeck, by leave, made a statement relating to the matter.

Documents: Senator Colbeck, by leave, tabled the following documents:

 Environment—New laws banning the fishing of certain sharks in Australia—Petitioning documents [2] expressing concerns about the new fishing laws.