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FISHERIES REGULATION 2008 No. 83 - SECT 576

576 Requirement to give transhipment notice

(1) This section applies if spanish mackerel are--

(a) taken from an authorised boat for an SM unit holder; and
(b) transferred, before they are unloaded, to either of the following vessels (each a transport vessel)--
(i) a boat identified in a carrier boat licence;
(ii) a commercial ship registered under the Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994; and
(c) proposed to be unloaded from, or using, the transport vessel to which they have been transferred.

(2) The SM unit holder, or a person authorised by the holder, must give a notice (a transhipment notice) to the chief executive as soon as practicable after the spanish mackerel are transferred to the transport vessel.

(3) The transhipment notice must state each of the following--

(a) the current fisher PIN for the SM units to which the notice relates;
(b) the numerical part of the licence number for the SM fishery licence to which the spanish mackerel the subject of the notice relate;
(c) the identification code for the transport vessel to which the notice relates;
(d) the prescribed numerical code or the latitude and longitude coordinates for--
(i) the place at which the transport vessel will be landed (the landing place); and
(ii) the place at which the spanish mackerel will be unloaded from the transport vessel;
(e) the date on which the spanish mackerel will be unloaded from the transport vessel;
(f) the total number of each of the following that were transferred from the authorised boats to the vessel--
(i) spanish mackerel that are whole, gilled and gutted, or trunked;
(ii) containers containing filleted spanish mackerel.

(4) In this section--

commercial ship see the Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994, schedule.

identification code, for a vessel, means the sequence of numbers used to identify the vessel that is--

(a) nominated by the chief executive; and
(b) published on the department's website.


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