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LIVING MARINE RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ACT 1995

- Act 25 of 1995
- Royal Assent 15 September 1995

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary Division 1 - Definitions and applications

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation
   4.      4. Meaning of fish
   5.      5. Meaning of State waters
   6.      6. Meaning of fishery
   6A.     6A. Meaning of possession
   7.      7. Purpose and objectives
   8.      8. Act binds Crown
   9.      9. Ownership of living marine resources
   10.     10. Effect of Act

           Division 2 - Permits and exemptions

   11.     11. Exemption from Act
   12.     12. Permits
   13.     13. Grant of permit
   14.     14. Issue of permit
   15.     15. Condition of permit
   16.     16. Duration of permit
   17.     17. Revocation of permit

   PART 2 - Administration Division 1 - General matters

   18.     18. Function of Minister
   19.     19. Powers of Minister
   20.     20. Delegation
   21.     21. Consultation with police
   22.     22. Inquiries
   23.     23. Bequests and donations
   24.     24. Immunity from liability

           Division 2 - Associations and codes of practice

   25.     25. Fishing bodies
   26.     26. 
   27.     27. Advisory committees
   28.     28. Preparation of draft code of practice
   29.     29. Matters included in a draft code of practice
   30.     30. Approval of code of practice
   31.     31. Commencement of code of practice

   PART 3 - Fisheries Management Division 1 - Rules relating to
   fisheries

   32.     32. Management plan
   33.     33. Rules
   34.     34. Fishing licence rules
   35.     35. Fishery capacity rules
   35A.    35A. Rock lobster quota unit rules
   36.     36. Entitlement rules
   37.     37. Prohibited and permitted fishing rules
   38.     38. Rules relating to vessels and apparatus
   39.     39. Rules relating to fish and fishing
   40.     40. Miscellaneous matters
   40A.    40A. Rules relating to fish processing
   40B.    40B. Rules relating to handling
   40C.    40C. Rules relating to fish and fishing
   40D.    40D. General provisions relating to rules
   41.     41. Rules prevail
   41A.    41A. Management plan prevails
   42.     42. Offences and penalties

           Division 2 - Procedures for management plans

   43.     43. Decisions to prepare management plan
   44.     44. Public exhibition of draft management plan
   45.     45. Interim management plan
   46.     46. Consideration of representations
   47.     47. Approval of draft management plan
   48.     48. Notification of approval of draft management plan
   48A.    48A. Correction of management plan

           Division 3 - Changes, review and revocation

   49.     49. Order changing management plan
   50.     50. Notification of changes to management plan
   51.     51. Period of order
   52.     52. Suspension of substituted provision
   53.     53. Review of management plan
   54.     54. Notification of proposed alteration
   55.     55. Recommendations after review
   56.     56. Acceptance of recommendation
   57.     57. Notification of alteration of management plan
   58.     58. Revocation of management plan
   59.     59. Emergency order

   PART 4 - Licences, Quotas and Agreements Division 1 - Fishing
   licences

   60.     60. Fishing licence
   61.     61. Authority of fishing licence
   62.     62. Conditions of fishing licence
   63.     63. Fishing certificate

           Division 2 - Marine farming licence

   64.     64. Marine farming licence
   65.     65. Authority of marine farming licence
   66.     66. Conditions of marine farming licence
   66A.    66A. Marine farming licence depends on marine farming lease

           Division 3 - Fish processing licences

   67.     67. Fish processing licence
   68.     68. Processing fish
   69.     69. Storing fish
   70.     70. Conditions of fish processing licence

           Division 4 - Handling licences

   71.     71. Handling licence
   72.     72. Authority of handling licence
   73.     73. Conditions of handling licence
   74.     74. Records and information

           Division 5 - General provisions relating to licences

   75.     75. Guidelines
   76.     76. Management plan prevails
   77.     77. Applications
   78.     78. Grant of licence
   78A.    78A. Grant of licence previously cancelled
   79.     79. Issue of licence
   80.     80. Term of licence
   81.     81. Renewal of licence
   82.     82. Transfer of licence
   83.     83. Variation of licence
   84.     84. Damages in respect of transfer or variation of licence
   85.     85. Effectiveness of licences
   86.     86. 
   86A.    86A. Compliance with conditions
   87.     87. Prohibition on use of licence by other persons
   88.     88. Substitute licensee
   89.     89. Supervision of activities
   90.     90. Cancellation or suspension of licence
   91.     91. 
   92.     92. Surrender of licence

           Division 6 - Allocation arrangements

   93.     93. Declaration of a quota management
   94.     94. Total allowable catch provisions
   95.     95. Determination of total allowable catch
   96.     96. Allocation of total allowable catch
   97.     97. Appeals against allocations of total allowable catch
   97A.    97A. Confirmation of total allowable catches for giant crab and
           rock lobster
   98.     98. Licence allocations

           Division 6A - Rock lobster quota

   98A.    98A. 
   98B.    98B. 
   98C.    98C. Allocation of rock lobster quota units
   98D.    98D. 
   98E.    98E. 
   98F.    98F. 
   98G.    98G. 
   98H.    98H. 
   98I.    98I. 
   98J.    98J. 
   98K.    98K. 
   98L.    98L. 

           Division 7 - Specified agreements

   99.     99. Deed of agreement
   99A.    99A. Exclusion of rule against perpetuities
   99B.    99B. Right of certain persons holding abalone quotas to transfer
           to new deed of agreement
   99C.    99C. Fee payable under new deed of agreement
   100.    100. Commercially protected fish
   101.    101. 
   102.    102. 
   103.    103. 

   PART 5 - Protection of Marine Areas and Habitats Division 1 -
   Rules relating to certain areas and habitats

   104.    104. Rules

           Division 2 - Marine resources protected areas

   105.    105. Marine resources protected area
   106.    106. Marine resources protected area management plan
   107.    107. Public exhibition of draft marine resources protected area
           management plan
   108.    108. Restriction on powers under other Act
   109.    109. Consideration of representations
   110.    110. Approval of draft marine resources protected area management
           plan
   111.    111. Notification of approval of draft marine resources protected
           area management plan
   112.    112. Marine resources protected area
   113.    113. Compliance with marine management plan
   114.    114. Inconsistent management plan
   115.    115. Managing authority for marine resources protected area
   116.    116. Functions of managing authority
   117.    117. Powers of managing authority

           Division 3 - Habitat protection plans

   118.    118. Habitat protection plan
   119.    119. Public exhibition of habitat protection plan
   120.    120. Approval of habitat protection plan
   121.    121. Amendment of habitat protection plan
   122.    122. Approval of amended habitat protection plan
   123.    123. Revocation of habitat protection plan
   124.    124. Inconsistency of habitat protection plan

           Division 4 - Release and importation of fish

   125.    125. Release into waters
   126.    126. Importation of live fish

           Division 5 - Noxious fish

   127.    127. Declaration of noxious fish
   128.    128. Sale of noxious fish
   129.    129. Possession of noxious fish
   130.    130. Destruction of noxious fish

           Division 6 - General provisions

   131.    131. Prohibition of certain activities
   132.    132. Approvals for activities
   133.    133. Conditions of approval
   134.    134. Revocation of approval
   135.    135. Protection of species
   136.    136. Notice to restore fish habitat
   137.    137. Minister may take action
   138.    138. Activities causing detrimental effect
   139.    139. Protection of marine plant
   140.    140. Conflict of power

   PART 6 - Research, Records and Development Division 1 - Research

   141.    141. Research into living marine resources
   142.    142. Research priorities and co-operation
   143.    143. Research areas

           Division 2 - Records

   144.    144. Collection of information
   145.    145. Records

           Division 3 - Scientific observer scheme

   146.    146. Scientific observer scheme
   147.    147. Scientific observers
   148.    148. Notice of intention to place scientific observer on fishing
           vessel
   149.    149. Powers of scientific observer
   150.    150. Functions of scientific observer
   151.    151. Food and accommodation

   PART 7 - Joint Management of Certain Fisheries Division 1 - Joint
   Authorities

   152.    152. Management of fishery by Joint Authority
   153.    153. General functions and powers of Joint Authority
   154.    154. Powers relating to licence
   155.    155. Delegation
   156.    156. Termination of arrangement
   157.    157. Application of provisions relating to offences
   158.    158. Report of a Joint Authority
   159.    159. Documents
   160.    160. Judicial notice of membership of Joint Authority

           Division 2 - Arrangements with Commonwealth

   161.    161. Arrangements with Commonwealth

           Division 3 - Agreements with Commonwealth and other States

   162.    162. Agreements with Commonwealth and other States

           Division 4 - General

   163.    163. Non-application of Part

   PART 8 - Fisheries Officers Division 1 - Appointment of fisheries
   officers and assistant fisheries officers

   164.    164. Appointment of fisheries officer
   165.    165. Appointment of assistant fisheries officer
   166.    166. Production of identity card
   167.    167. Return of identity card
   168.    168. Interests of fisheries officers

           Division 2 - General powers

   169.    169. Limited police powers
   170.    170. Police officer
   171.    171. Naval officer
   172.    172. Assistant fisheries officer
   173.    173. Minimising damage

           Division 3 - Entry, inspection and search

   174.    174. Entry and inspection of land and premises
   175.    175. Search of non-residential premises
   176.    176. Search of residential premises
   177.    177. Entry and search of train and aircraft
   178.    178. Entry into waters
   179.    179. Search of place

           Division 4 - Vessels and vehicles

   180.    180. Boarding and searching vessel
   181.    181. Stopping vessel or vehicle
   182.    182. Securing vessel, vehicle, land and premises
   183.    183. Detaining vessel
   184.    184. Use of vessel or vehicle
   185.    185. Fisheries officer on board vessel
   186.    186. Pursuit of vessel or person

           Division 5 - Miscellaneous powers

   187.    187. Examination of fish
   188.    188. Apparatus and equipment
   189.    189. Opening and unlocking vessel, door or container
   190.    190. Production of things
   191.    191. Production of records and documents
   192.    192. Production of authorisation
   193.    193. Photographs, sketches, measurements and recordings
   194.    194. Examination and inquiry
   195.    195. Assistance
   196.    196. Information requirements

           Division 6 - Warrants

   197.    197. Application and issue of warrant
   198.    198. Urgent situations

           Division 7 - Arrest and seizure

   199.    199. Arrest
   200.    200. Seizure of fish, vessels and other things
   201.    201. Seizure of abandoned apparatus and fish
   202.    202. Interference with seized property

           Division 8 - Offences

   203.    203. Offences against fisheries officer
   204.    204. Contravention of requirement, direction or signal
   205.    205. Refusing search
   206.    206. Impersonation of fisheries officer

   PART 9 - Enforcement Division 1 - General provisions

   207.    207. Legal proceedings
   208.    208. Limitation of time for complaints
   209.    209. Defence for accidental taking of fish

           Division 2 - Responsibilities of certain persons

   210.    210. Liability of master of vessel
   211.    211. Liability of employer
   212.    212. Liability of person concerned in management of body
           corporate
   213.    213. Liability of holder of authorisation regarding offence by
           agent
   213A.   213A. Liability of holder of licence regarding offence by
           supervisor
   214.    214. Liability of supervisors

           Division 3 - Evidentiary provisions

   215.    215. Proof of certain facts
   215A.   215A. Receipt of documents
   216.    216. Evidence relating to place and fish
   217.    217. Evidence vessel was a foreign boat
   218.    218. Evidence of contents of package
   219.    219. Proof fish were taken for sale
   220.    220. Presumption of purpose of sale
   221.    221. Certificates relating to licensing and statistical matters
   222.    222. Evidence of scientific matters
   223.    223. Accuracy of measuring equipment
   224.    224. Amendments

           Division 4 - Forfeiture

   225.    225. Forfeiture on conviction
   226.    226. Forfeiture on acceptance of infringement notice
   227.    227. Forfeiture on seizure
   228.    228. Forfeiture if owner is not found
   229.    229. Sale or disposal
   230.    230. Application to buy a forfeited thing
   231.    231. Release of seized property
   232.    232. Return of seized things
   233.    233. Live fish returned to water

           Division 5 - Infringement notices

   234.    234. Infringement notices
   235.    235. Payments into Consolidated Fund
   236.    236. 
   237.    237. 
   238.    238. 
   239.    239. 
   240.    240. 
   241.    241. 

           Division 6 - Demerit points

   242.    242. Allocation of demerit points on conviction
   243.    243. 
   244.    244. Allocation of demerit points
   245.    245. Period for which demerit points remain in force
   246.    246. Permanent disqualification from obtaining licence
   246A.   246A. Temporary disqualification from obtaining licence
   247.    247. Accumulation of demerit points suspends licence, &c.
   248.    248. Transfer of demerit points
   249.    249. Register of demerit points
   250.    250. Correction of register

           Division 7 - Control orders

   251.    251. Application for control order
   252.    252. Draft control order
   253.    253. Issue of control order
   254.    254. Variation or revocation of control order

           Division 8 - Miscellaneous offences

   255.    255. Use of explosives and substances
   255A.   255A. Possession and use of trawl nets
   256.    256. Interfering with fishing
   257.    257. Interfering with apparatus
   258.    258. Use of foreign boat
   259.    259. Foreign boat equipped with apparatus
   260.    260. Interfering with licensee
   261.    261. Permitting use of premises
   262.    262. Possession, purchase or sale of illegally taken fish
   263.    263. False and misleading statements

           Division 9 - Indictable offences

   263A.   263A. Prosecution of offences
   264.    264. Unlawful possession of fish
   264A.   264A. Trafficking in fish
   265.    265. False or misleading records
   266.    266. Application of certain Act

           Division 10 - Special penalties

   267.    267. Illegally taking or possessing fish, &c.
   268.    268. Illegal use of apparatus
   269.    269. Value of fish

   PART 10 - Miscellaneous Division 1 - Disease and pests

   270.    270. Biosecurity – dealing with marine pests and diseases
   271.    271. Order relating to diseased areas
   272.    272. Requirements made by order
   273.    273. Notification of order

           Division 2 - Fees, charges and royalties

   274.    274. Fees, charges and royalties
   275.    275. Variation of fees, charges and royalties
   276.    276. Recovery of unpaid fees, charges and royalties
   277.    277. Payments into Consolidated Fund
   278.    278. Special trust fund
   279.    279. Industry levy

           Division 3 - Reviews of decisions

   280.    280. Notification of right of review
   281.    281. Application for review of decision
   282.    282. Review of decision
   283.    283. Appeal to Appeal Tribunal
   284.    284. Validity of decision

           Division 4 - Regulations

   285.    285. Regulations in general
   286.    286. Regulations relating to vessels
   287.    287. Regulations relating to fish processing
   288.    288. Regulations relating to handling
   289.    289. Regulations relating to marine resources protected areas
   290.    290. Regulations relating to fish habitats
   291.    291. Regulations relating to noxious fish
   292.    292. Regulations relating to arrangements
   293.    293. Regulations relating to disease
   294.    294. Regulations relating to fees, charges and royalties
   295.    295. Regulations relating to fish and fishing
   296.    296. Regulations relating to miscellaneous matters

           Division 5 - Miscellaneous matters

   297.    297. Evidence
   298.    298. Register of authorisations
   299.    299. Rewards to informers
   300.    300. Compensation not payable
   301.    301. Whole weight of fish
   302.    302. Geocentric Datum of Australia
   303.    303. Identification of boundaries
   304.    304. Disclosure of interest by employees
   305.    305. Fish taken commercially
   306.    306. 
   307.    307. Orders not statutory rules
   308.    308. 
   309.    309. Repeals
   310.    310. 
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4

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