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Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Bill 2004

2002-2003-2004

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Bill 2004

 

No.      , 2004

 

(Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide certainty about the validity of certain plans of management under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 , and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Plans of management.......................................................................... 2

 



A Bill for an Act to provide certainty about the validity of certain plans of management under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Act 2004 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Plans of management

             (1)  The purpose of this section is to provide certainty about the validity of:

                     (a)  certain plans of management determined under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 ; and

                     (b)  things done under or for the purposes of those plans.

             (2)  A plan of management determined, or purported to have been determined, by the Managing Director, or acting Managing Director, of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority under section 17 of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 before the commencement of this section has effect, and is taken always to have had effect, as if it had been determined by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.

             (3)  Any amendment or revocation of such a plan made by the Managing Director, or acting Managing Director, of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority under section 20 of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 before the commencement of this section has effect, and is taken always to have had effect, as if it had been made by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.

             (4)  Anything done under or for the purposes of such a plan of management, or such a plan of management amended as mentioned in subsection (3), is as valid, and is taken always to have been as valid, as it would have been if the plan had been determined, and the amendment had been made, by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.