COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS ABOUT THE REGULATIONS OF THE CHRISTMAS ISLAND FISHERY

Public Notice 49/20

December 22, 2020

The 1st meeting of the Shire of Christmas Island Fishery Management Committee was held 16th December 2020 at which the committee passed the following resolution.


“1. The Fishery Management Committee shall conduct community consultations about the regulations of the Christmas Island Fishery for the purpose of providing an alternative set of regulations to the Commonwealth’s Fishery Management Ordinance 2020.


2.  Written submissions are invited from individuals and organisations to be received by the CEO by close of Business Friday 26 February 2021.


3.  Further consultations shall include oral submissions to the committee during March 2021.


4.  A written statement summarising the submissions is to be prepared for publication in the Islander to be followed by community consultation meetings.”


Submissions may be lodged by email to shire.ceo@shire.gov.cx or in writing to addressed as follows:


Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Christmas Island

PO Box 863

CHRISTMAS ISLAND 6798


Submissions must be lodged and received by 4.00pm on Friday 26th February 2021.

David Price

Chief Executive Officer