PZJA out of session decision 25 November 2015 Scientific Permit 2015 for Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery

25 November 2015

The PZJA:

1.       AGREED to issue a Permit for Scientific Purposes in accordance with section 12(1) of the Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984 to CSIRO to enable the continuation of research in the Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery.

2.       AGREED for the Chair to sign the Permit for Scientific Purposes to give effect to the decision above.

3.       NOTED the outcomes of Native Title notification regarding the proposed permit.

 (the PZJA Chair signed the permit on 26 November 2015)