ID 5294
Government Australia
Submitted for Fourth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 4)
Main Information
Title Individual transferable quotas in the South East Fishery, Australia
Description Australia south-east fishery was threatened by overfishing and inappropriate fishing methods. Individual transferable fishing quotas and permits were introduced . In addition, fees and levies are collected on permits, which include an application fee, an issue fee, a general boat levy, and a research and development levy.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-au-en.pdf
Additional Information
Countries Australia
Ecosystems Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Regions Western Europe and Others
Incentive Measures Indirect Incentives (property rights, market creation)
Negative Incentives (taxes, levies,...)
Regulations / Access Restrictions
Keywords Tradable permits/use rights
Access restrictions
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme