- 25 Nov 2009
- House of Representatives
- Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
- Amends the:
Fisheries Management Act 1991 to: enable the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to undertake certain administrative and licensing functions by an eLicensing system (GOFish); and provide that fisheries officers engaged in investigating suspected illegal fishing can be issued with, and carry, prescribed defensive equipment in the course of their duties; and
Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984 to clarify which individuals who receive fish directly from Torres Strait commercial fishers require a fish receiver licence.