PZJA Out of Sessoin Decision 4 March 2015

(OOS) Turtle and Dugong tagging project scientific permit (PZJA2015-10)

The PZJA NOTED:

1.       All permits for scientific and developmental purposes under Section 12 of the Act must be referred to the PZJA for decision, unless it relates to a non PZJA fishery or does not involve a boat.

2.       A request has been received for a permit for scientific purposes to conduct research in the area of the Torres Strait Turtle Fishery and the Torres Strait Dugong Fishery.

3.       Native Title notification on the proposed management action under Section 24HA of the Native Title Act 1993 has been conducted.

 The PZJA:

4.       AGREED to issue a permit for scientific purposes to authorise the holder, or a person acting on behalf of the holder, to conduct research in the area of the Torres Strait Turtle Fishery and the Torres Strait Dugong Fishery, in accordance with the application made by the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) Land and Sea Management Unit.

 (the PZJA Chair signed the permit on 27 March 2015)