34M Consultation on proposed acquisition declaration
The Minister is required to give the following persons and bodies an opportunity to make submissions on any proposed acquisition declaration and to take any submission that is duly made into account:
(a) the persons whose commercial fishing entitlements are proposed to be acquired,
(b) any advisory council on recreational fishing and any relevant advisory council on commercial fishing established under section 229,
(c) the local community in the area affected by the proposed declaration.
Note. Section 284 sets out the public consultation procedure.