14G Determining maximum allowable level of fishing-related mortality
  • In determining the maximum allowable level of fishing-related mortality for threatened species or any other marine wildlife under section 14F(1)(f), the Minister,—

    • (a) in the case of any threatened species, shall determine a level of fishing-related mortality which should allow the species to achieve non-threatened status as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any event within a period not exceeding 20 years:

    • (b) in the case of any other marine wildlife, shall determine a level of fishing-related mortality which should neither cause a net reduction in the size of the population nor seriously threaten the reproductive capacity of the species.

    Section 14G: inserted, on 1 October 1996, by section 316(1) of the Fisheries Act 1996 (1996 No 88).