Community quota entity (CQE) means a non-profit organization that:
(1) Did not exist prior to April 10, 2002;
(2) Represents at least one eligible community that is listed in Table 21 of this part; and,
(3) Has been approved by the Regional Administrator to obtain by transfer and hold QS, and to lease IFQ resulting from the QS on behalf of an eligible community; and
(4) Must be the Adak Community Entity as defined at § 680.2 if that non-profit organization represents the eligible community of Adak, AK.
50 CFR § 679.2
In addition to the definitions in the Magnuson-Stevens Act and in part 600 of this chapter, the terms used in this part have the following meanings: