Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 19 November 2014 to date (accessed 29 November 2014 at 02:45)
Part 5Division 5Section 115G

115G   Definitions

In this Division:

designated fishing activity means a fishing activity to which this Division applies as provided by section 115I.

fish, fishery, fishing activity and share management fishery have the respective meanings given in the Fisheries Management Act 1994.

fisheries approval means a licence, endorsement or permit, of any kind, issued or renewed under the Fisheries Management Act 1994 or the regulations under that Act.

Fisheries Minister means the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994.

fishery management strategy means a fishery management strategy for a designated fishing activity under Part 1A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.

fishing regulatory controls means the provisions of the following instruments that regulate, prohibit or authorise fishing activities:

(a)  the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and the regulations under that Act,
(b)  management plans under the Fisheries Management Act 1994,
(c)  fishing closures under section 8 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994,
(d)  fisheries approvals,
(e)  determinations of the TAC Committee under Division 4 of Part 2 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994,
(f)  policies approved by the Fisheries Minister with respect to the administration of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and the regulations under that Act,
(g)  any relevant environmental planning instrument referred to in section 115R (5),
(h)  Ministerial orders and interim orders made under Subdivision 1A of Division 6 of Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.

proponent of a fishing activity means:

(a)  in the case of a share management fishery—the holders of shares in the fishery or, if shares have not yet been issued on a provisional or permanent basis, the persons who are entitled to be allocated shares in the fishery, or
(b)  in the case of any other fishery—the fishers or other persons who carry out, or propose to carry out, the fishing activity.

shark meshing means the placing of nets around beaches or other waters to protect the public from sharks.

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