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Review of fishstock sustainability measures, deemed value rates and other management controls for the 2012/13 fishing year

The Minister for Primary Industries has recently made decisions on fish stock sustainability measures and other management controls for the 1 October 2012/13 fishing year. The Minister’s decision letter provides the details of, and reasons for, his decisions. These decisions generally come into force on 1 October 2012, except the measures for school shark and oceanic whitetip shark, which come into force during 2013. The carry-forward provisions for southern bluefin tuna will be effective from 1 October 2013.