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Monday, 14 October 1991
Page: 1832

Consideration resumed from 10 October.

Consideration of Senate's amendments.

Senate's amendments--

No. 1-- Clause 4, page 2, definition of "fishery", paragraph (a), line 29, omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

"(a) a species or type of fish;".

No. 2-- Clause 4, page 3, at end of clause, add the following subclause:

"(2) For the purposes of this Act:

(a) in relation to a fishery or a managed fishery that is identified by reference to an area, a reference to activities in the fishery or in the managed fishery includes activities in that area; and

(b) in relation to a fishery or a managed fishery that is identified by reference to any matter other than an area, a reference to activities in the fishery or in the managed fishery includes activities in relation to the fishery.".

No. 3-- Clause 6, page 3, paragraph (b), lines 21 to 23, omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

"(b) ensuring that the exploitation of fisheries resources and the carrying on of any related activities are conducted in a manner consistent with the principles of ecologically sustainable development, in particular the need to have regard to the impact of fishing activities on non-target species and the marine environment; and".

No. 4-- Clause 7, page 4, paragraph (e), lines 1 and 2, omit "Australian fisheries", substitute "fisheries managed by the Authority".

No. 5-- Clause 9, page 5, subclause (1), line 4, after "may consult with", insert "persons, bodies or Governments, including".

No. 6-- Clause 9, page 5, paragraph (1)(b), lines 7 and 8, omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

"(b) the Commonwealth Government or State or Territory Governments or Commonwealth, State or Territory authorities having functions relating to fisheries; and".

No. 7-- Clause 30, page 12, after paragraph (1)(d), insert the following paragraph:

"(da) marine ecology;".

No. 8-- Clause 34, page 14, subclauses (1) and (2), lines 2 to 6, omit the subclauses, substitute the following subclauses:

"34.(1) The Presiding Member of a Selection Committee is to be paid such remuneration as is determined by the Remuneration Tribunal but, if no determination is in operation, the Presiding Member is to be paid such remuneration as is prescribed.

"(1A) The Presiding Member is to be paid such allowances as are prescribed.

"(2) A member (other than the Presiding Member) is to be paid such travelling allowance as is prescribed.".

No. 9-- Clause 56, page 19, subclause (3), lines 11 and 12, omit the subclause, substitute the following subclause:

"(3) The Authority may, after consultation with the members of a management advisory committee, vary the committee's functions and powers.".

No. 10-- Clause 62, page 20, after subclause (2), insert the following subclause:

"(2A) The Authority must try, as far as practicable, to ensure that the membership of a management advisory committee includes an appropriate number of members engaged in, or with experience in, the industry in the fishery in relation to which the management advisory committee is established.".

No. 11-- Clause 67, page 22, subclause (3), line 19, omit "and (2)", substitute ", (2) and (4)".

No. 12-- Clause 67, page 22, subclause (4), line 24, omit "allowances as are", substitute "travelling allowance as is".

No. 13-- Clause 98, page 32, paragraph (1)(c), lines 13 to 15, omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

"(c) to develop, and to submit to the Minister, recommendations, guidelines and plans for measures consistent with the principles of ecologically sustainable development designed to safeguard or further the interests of the industry; and".

No. 14-- Clause 102, page 34, paragraph (1)(c), lines 12 and 13, omit "Fishing Industry Research and Development Council", substitute "Fisheries Research and Development Corporation".

No. 15-- Clause 102, page 34, paragraph (1)(h), lines 21 and 22, omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraphs:

"(h) a person representing persons having an interest in environmental aspects of the industry;

(ha) a person representing persons having an interest in consumer aspects of the industry;".

No. 16-- Clause 111, page 39, subclause (3), line 10, omit "and (2)", substitute ", (2), (4) and (5)".

No. 17-- Clause 111, page 39, subclause (4), line 13, omit "allowances as are", substitute "travelling allowance as is".

No. 18-- Clause 111, page 39, subclause (5), line 17, omit "allowances as are", substitute "travelling allowance as is".