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Many of these controls exist as ‘Parts’ of the Fisheries Management Regulations, i.e. Share Management Plans for each of the fisheries.
It is these plans that are now open for comment, specifically, the ‘Parts’ that deal with fishing gear, areas of operation, species that may be taken, general rights of priority, endorsement conditions, general requirements in relation to taking fish etc.
For the specific details of the many current controls (restrictions) that apply to each of the Fisheries within NSW please refer to:
Some of these controls (old rules) are also implemented as fishing closures made under section 8 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994. These are also open for comment, and can be found at Fishing closures, restrictions and permits.
Feedback will be considered by DPI, the Commercial Fishing NSW Advisory Council and any other relevant advisory group. Prior to any decisions being made, further consultation will occur on appropriate proposals that promote fishing business efficiency and remove unnecessary red tape.
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