Fisheries Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill will amend the Fisheries Act 1996. It will require several consequential amendments to the commercial and recreational fishing regulations and supports a commercial fishing sector that is innovative and technology driven, has highly selective practices, and is responsive to cumulative pressures on the marine environment caused by, for example, climate change.

Current status

Passed first reading 05 May 2022, now with the Primary Production Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 17 June 2022

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 117-1
Introduced 13 April 2022
First reading 5 May 2022
Select Committee Primary Production Committee
Public submissions due 17 June 2022
Divided No

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