New Purpose for Special Permits
The Minister of Fisheries has approved a new purpose for issuing special permits. The new purpose allows catch in excess of annual catch entitlement, without paying deemed values, for the purpose of collecting better information about a fishery. Details are contained in the FAP and decision letter.
Download Final Advice Paper (PDF 900KB)
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Download Decision Letter (PDF 208KB)