As used in this article:

(a) “Act” means the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. Sec. 1801 et seq.).

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(b) “Council” means the Pacific Fishery Management Council established pursuant to the act, or its successor agency.

(c) “Fishery” has the same meaning as defined in Section 1802(13) of Title 16 of the United States Code.

(d) “Joint committee” means the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture created pursuant to Resolution Chapter 88 of the Statutes of 1981.

(e) “Optimum,” with respect to the yield from a fishery, has the same meaning as defined in Section 1802(28) of Title 16 of the United States Code.

(f) “Secretary” means the federal Secretary of Commerce.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 559, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 2003.)