Background Submission 20 December 2002 (534KB)Development of the current legislative and management framework spans a history of over 20 years. This paper highlights a range of policy and management issues that have affected the QMS introduction process. Compliance Background Submission 24 January 2003 (221KB)This paper explains the implications the introduction of the quota management system in 1986 had on the delivery of fisheries compliance services. It outlines how MAF Fisheries responded to that change and the focus for compliance effort during the late 1980s and early 1990s. It also summarises compliance activity in the scampi fishery during 1990-92. Interim Response Paper 24 January 2003 (262KB)The purpose of this submission is to state the Ministry of Fisheries' position on the issues being examined by the Select Committee in respect of management of the scampi fishery.