This licence permits the taking of marine scalefish for the purpose of trade or business from coastal marine waters off South Australia.
Licences may only be held by an individual and have owner operator provisions.
Registered boats used under a fishery authority, in respect of the Marine Scalefish Fishery, may be required to have a Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) unit and personal computer (or data terminal) capable of sending and receiving email via Inmarsat-C installed. Contact the Department for further information.
No new licences are being issued by the Department. Licences are only available by transfer from an existing licence holder.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Applicants must be a natural person (not a company) a minimum of 15 years of age, nominated by an existing licence holder and have not within three years of the date of application been convicted in the State or elsewhere in Australia of an offence involving a breach of any legislation relating to fishing.
Annual (expires 30 June).
$422 transfer fee; annual fees vary, contact the agency for more information
Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA
Fisheries Management Act 2007 (South Australia)
Fisheries Management (Marine Scalefish Fisheries) Regulations 2006 (South Australia)
Fisheries Management (General) Regulations 2007 (South Australia)
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