I, Ian Dutton, Director (Marine Resources) in the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, acting pursuant to a delegation from the Minister for Primary Industries and Water made on 12 November 2018 and acting pursuant to section 20(1) of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 ("the Act"), I hereby determine that the published notice titled “Notice - Dates of Closing of the Commercial Rock Lobster Fishery- North East Coast" dated 19 October 2021 and published in Gazette No. 22 133 on 27 October 2021, is revoked with immediate effect on and from the date of publishing of this notice, and determine under rule 11 of the Fisheries (Rock Lobster) Rules 2011, (the Rules):
- the part of the commercial rock lobster fishery that comprises of the activities of the taking of rock lobster for commercial purposes in “north eastern waters" is closed from 00:01 27 November 2021 to midnight 28 February 2022 inclusive; and
- the setting of a rock lobster pot for commercial purposes in, “north eastern waters" is closed from 00:01 27 November 2021 to 13:00 28 February 2022 inclusive;
“north eastern waters" is defined to mean the area of State waters adjacent to the north east coasts of Tasmania, east of the line of longitude 146º 32' 00" East (Point Sorell) on the north coast, and north of the line of latitude 40º 59' 35" South (Eddystone Point) on the east coast.
Words and expressions used in this published notice have the same meaning as in the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 and the Fisheries (Rock Lobster) Rules 2011.
Dr Ian Dutton
DIRECTOR (MARINE RESOURCES)
Dated: 18 November 2021
This notice closes north east catch cap area for the commercial rock lobster fishery for the remainder of the 2021/22 quota year, due to the north east coast commercial catch cap of 100 tonnes being triggered. For more information contact the Wild Fisheries Management Branch DPIPWE 0419 364 405 firstname.lastname@example.org