Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery

Accreditation of a plan of management for the purposes of part 13
Department of the Environment and Heritage, 26 November 2004

Commonwealth of Australia
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Accreditation of a Plan of Management for the Purposes of Part 13

I, Ian Gordon Campbell, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, being satisfied that:

  • The Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan 1995 (as amended) in force under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 requires persons engaged in fishing under the plan to take all reasonable steps to ensure that members of listed threatened species, listed migratory species, cetaceans and listed marine species are not killed or injured as a result of the fishing; and
  • the fishery to which the plan relates does not, or is not likely to, adversely affect:
    • the survival or recovery in nature of any listed threatened species; or
    • the conservation status of a listed migratory species, cetacean, or listed marine species or a population of that species,

hereby accredit the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan 1995 (as amended), as in force at the date of this instrument, pursuant to sections 208A, 222A, 245 and 265 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 for the purposes of Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 13 of the Act.

Dated this 26th day of November 2004

[signed]

Ian Campbell
Minister for the Environment and Heritage