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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Recreational Fishing for Mako and Porbeagle Sharks) Bill 2010

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6110

 

2008-2009-2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Recreational Fishing for Mako and Porbeagle Sharks) Bill 2010

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 3 (after line 15), after item 2, insert:

2A  At the end of section 212

Add:

          (1A)  Paragraph (1)(r) has effect subject to the following conditions:

                     (a)  that a plan of management (the plan ) has been determined under section 17 of the Fisheries Management Act 1999 for the recreational fishing of the shortfin mako, longfin mako and porbeagle shark fisheries; and

                     (c)  that the plan has been accredited, in writing, by the Minister; and

                     (d)  that the recreational fishing referred to in the paragraph is undertaken in accordance with the plan.

          (1B)  Despite anything in the Fisheries Management Act 1999 or any other law, the Minister must not accredit a plan for the purposes of paragraph (1A)(c) unless the Minister is satisfied that the recreational fishing permitted by the plan will not lead to any significant detrimental impact on the overall numbers of shortfin mako sharks, longfin mako sharks and porbeagle sharks.

[preventing detrimental impact]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 4 (lines 31 and 32), item TO BE OPPOSED .

[remove exemption from notification requirements]