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TC
Permanent Transfer Application
for Fishing Concessions
This form should be completed to transfer Statutory Fishing Rights
(SFRs) or other concessions in the following fisheries:
Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop (SCA)
Eastern Tuna and Billfish (ETBF)
Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI)
Macquarie Island Toothfish (MIT)
Northern Prawn Fishery (NPF)
Shark and Deepwater Species (SDW)
Small Pelagic Fishery (SPF)
Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark (SESS)
Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT)
Southern Squid Jig (SQJ)
Western Tuna and Billfish (WTBF).
Note: All levies and charges relating to the concessions being
transferred must be paid prior to transfer.
All logbooks and Catch Disposal Records need to be returned to
AFMA before the transfer.
Fees may apply for this service. Please refer to the schedule of fees
listed on the AFMA website www.afma.gov.au or contact AFMA
licensing on 1300 723 621.
What you need to do
1) The current SFR/concession owner(s) and the proposed
SFR/concession owner(s) must complete this form and make
sure it is signed and dated by both parties. The checklist on
page 2 must also be completed to show the documents being
submitted with this form.
2) Complete the appropriate Attachment form for the relevant
fisheries being transferred. Attachment forms are available from
www.afma.gov.au or by contacting AFMA Direct 1300 723 621.
3) Post or fax this completed form along with the attachment(s) to:
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Box 7051
Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610
Fax: (02) 6225 5426
Note: You must post your original Certificate of Ownership.
Who can sign this form?
Trading Name – All individual or corporate owners of a trading
name must be specified as the applicants and all sign this form.
Companies – A company may sign in any manner (including under
seal) authorised by s127 of the Corporations Act 2001.
Co-Holders – If the concession is in more than one name
(partnership or otherwise), all holders must sign this form. If there
are more than two holders please attach and date a separate sheet.
Powers of Attorney – If a party signs under a Power of Attorney
the attorney must state ‘Signed for (name of principal) by
his/her/their/its attorney (name of attorney) pursuant to Power of
Attorney Register number (number or date if not required to be
registered in that State) who states that he/she has no notice of the
revocation of the power’. A copy of the registered power should
accompany this form.
Trusts – The beneficial interests in any trust will not be recognised
by AFMA (see s47 FM Act). A Trustee may only sign and date this
form as the legal owner in their own right.
AFMA Direct 1300 723 621 www.afma.gov.au Protecting our fishing future
PART A – Current SFR/concession
owner’s details
1
Name(s) of current SFR/concession owner(s)
Client Service Charter
In relation to services that AFMA provide to our industry clients, we
will process routine applications for leases, transfers and other
dealings affecting fishing concessions within seven days of receipt,
subject to you supplying us with everything we need to complete
the transaction and to clearance being obtained from other State
licensing authorities, where relevant.
Privacy information
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is authorised to
collect the information provided on this form under the Fisheries Management
Act 1991. Information is collected pursuant to our data collection functions
under the Fisheries Administration Act 1991 (section 7).
Consistent with AFMA’s objectives and/or functions and/or powers, the
information provided may be disclosed to:
Australian, State and Territory governments and agencies involved in the
enforcement of law;
Australian and International fisheries research and management
organisations, and
foreign governments in support of domestic and international obligations
in relation to fisheries management,research and compliance.
For more information about privacy please contact AFMA on 1300 723 621.
2
ACN
(if applicable)
3
ABN
(if applicable)
4
Name of boat
(if applicable)
5
Note: A business name is not necessarily a legal entity. A business
name is either owned by a person, persons, or a company.
Which fishing season does
this transaction apply to?
Note: If you need more space for any of your answers,
please attach a separate sheet with the details.
ABN: 81 098 497 517
Declaration by CURRENT SFR/concession
owner(s)
I, the current SFR/concession owner detailed in Part A of this
form:
apply to permanently transfer the SFRs/concessions detailed
in the Attachments to this form, to the proposed
SFR/concession owner detailed in Part B of this form, and
declare that there are sufficient SFRs/concessions to cover
this transfer, and
note the summary catch data, being catch by species by
year, held by AFMA in relation to the fishing concession will
be made available to the transferee, and
declare that the information provided on this form and the
Attachments is, to the best of my knowledge, true and
correct.
PART B – Proposed SFR/concession
owner’s details
6
Name(s) of proposed SFR/concession owner(s)
7
9
Postal address
Postcode
10
Street address (if same as postal address, write ‘As above’)
Postcode
11
Contact person’s name
Business phone
Mobile
Fax
Email address
12
Name of boat
(if applicable)
Note: A business name is not necessarily a legal entity. A business
name is either owned by a person, persons, or a company.
ACN
(if applicable)
8
ABN
(if applicable)
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Signature
and date
Full name
Position held in company (if applicable)
/ /
Company seal
(if applicable)
Signature
and date
Full name
Position held in company (if applicable)
/ /
PART C – Declarations
IMPORTANT
Please read ‘Who can sign this form’ on page 1 before
completing this Declaration.
It is an offence under s136.1(1) of the Criminal Code Act
1995 to make a false or misleading statement or omission.
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AFMA Direct 1300 723 621 www.afma.gov.au Protecting our fishing future
I, the proposed SFR/concession owner detailed in Part B of
this form:
apply for the permanent transfer of the SFRs/concessions
detailed in the Attachments to this form, from the current
SFR/concession owner(s) detailed in Part A of this form, and
declare that the information provided on this form and the
Attachments is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct.
Declaration by PROPOSED SFR/concession
owner(s)
Original certified copy of the Authority or Power of Attorney
Original Certificate of Ownership
Checklist of attachments
The attachments to this application are:
SBT – Southern Bluefin Tuna Attachment
SCA – Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Attachment
BN – Boat Nomination form
NPF – Northern Prawn Fishery Attachment and
original Certificates and Statements
SESS – Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark
Attachment
SDW – Shark and Deepwater Species Attachment
ETBF – Eastern Tuna and Billfish Attachment
WTBF – Western Tuna and Billfish Attachment
HIMI – Heard Island and McDonald Islands Attachment
MIT – Macquarie Island Toothfish Attachment
SQJ – Southern Squid Jig Attachment
Signature
and date
Full name
Position held in company (if applicable)
/ /
Signature
and date
Full name
Position held in company (if applicable)
/ /
Company seal
(if applicable)
SPF – Small Pelagic Fishery Attachment
Original certified copy of the Authority or Power of Attorney
(if applicable)
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