Western Australian Specimen Shell Managed Fishery - Part 13 accreditation 2005

Accreditation of a Plan of Management for the Purposes of Part 13
Department of the Environment and Heritage, 23 May 2005

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

I, Mick Trimmer, Acting Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Sustainable Fisheries Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, being satisfied that:

  • the management regime for the Western Australian Specimen Shell Managed Fishery in force under the Western Australian Fish Resources Management Act 1994 and the Western Australian Specimen Shell Management Plan 1995, to the extent that the management regime is a plan of management for the Western Australian Specimen Shell Managed Fishery, requires persons engaged in fishing under the management regime 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 management regime 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 Western Australian Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (the Act) and the Western Australian Specimen Shell Management Plan 1995 (the Plan), to the extent that the Act and Plan apply to the Western Australian Specimen Shell Managed Fishery, 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 23rd day of May 2005

Mick Trimmer
Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Heritage