(1) The Minister may, by order published in the Government Gazette—
(a) declare that the whole, or a specified zone or zones, of the abalone fishery is to be managed by the allocation of quotas;
(b) determine the method for setting the number of individual quota units for the quota fishery;
(c) set the number of individual blacklip abalone quota units and individual greenlip abalone quota units to be initially allocated for each Abalone Fishery Access Licence held by the holder of an Abalone Fishery Access Licence in respect of the quota fishery;
(d) set the minimum number of individual blacklip abalone quota units that must be held in respect of each Abalone Fishery Access Licence held by the holder of an Abalone Fishery Access Licence;
(e) determine the circumstances, if any, in which the individual quotas can be exceeded or carried over.
(2) The Minister may revoke or amend an order at any time by order published in the Government Gazette.
(3) The Minister may only amend an order if the amendment is required—
(a) to give effect to the management plan for the abalone quota fishery declared under section 28, or to any change to that plan; or
(b) to correct—
(i) a clerical mistake; or
(ii) an error arising from an accidental slip or omission; or
(iii) a miscalculation of figures.
S. 66D inserted by No. 58/2005 s. 7.