The resource assessment groups’ Fisheries Administration Paper 12 (FAP 12) explains the roles and responsibilities of AFMA’s resource assessment group members, decision making processes when giving scientific advice in relation to AFMA’s legislative objectives, and the processes, roles and responsibilities between the AFMA Commission, resource assessment groups and management advisory committees. It is also provides operational guidelines for the resource assessment groups including membership appointments, meeting procedures, reporting of meeting outcomes, membership arrangements and remuneration.
This paper should be read in conjunction with two other AFMA policy papers:
- Fisheries Management Paper No.1 – Operation of Management Advisory Committees
- Fisheries Administration Paper No.7 – Information and Advice for Industry Members on AFMA Committees