Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 1998

  • revoked
  • Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 1998: revoked, on 1 February 2014, pursuant to regulation 161(1)(e) of the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/482).

Reprint
as at 1 February 2014

Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 1998

(SR 1998/27)

  • Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 1998: revoked, on 1 February 2014, pursuant to regulation 161(1)(e) of the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/482).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

These regulations are administered in the Ministry for Primary Industries.


PURSUANT to section 89 of the Fisheries Act 1983 and sections 297 and 298 of the Fisheries Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 1998, and are part of the Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Regulations1 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on 1 March 1998.

2 Interpretation
  • Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, in their appropriate alphabetical order, the following definitions:

    Chatham Islands rock lobster fishery means the rock lobster fishery within all that area of New Zealand fisheries waters enclosed by a line commencing at the point 40° 25'S and 178°W on the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone, then proceeding along the outer limits of the zone to the point 51° 50'S and 174° 35'E, then proceeding in a straight line to the point 50° 55'S and 173° 50'E, then proceeding along the outer limits of the zone to the point 48° 15'S and 174°E, then proceeding in a straight line to the point of commencement

    Rock lobster means the fish whose scientific name is Jasus edwardsii, commonly known as the spiny or red rock lobster.

3 Seasonal restriction on taking rock lobster from Chatham Islands
  • The principal regulations are amended by inserting, after regulation 7A, the following regulation:

    • 7B 

      No person may—

      • (a) Take any rock lobster from the waters of the Chatham Islands rock lobster fishery during the months of March and April in any year; or

      • (b) Fish using any rock lobster pot in those waters during those months; or

      • (c) Be in possession of any rock lobster that is taken from those waters during those months.

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations amend the Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 by prohibiting the taking of rock lobster from the Chatham Islands during the months of March and April in any year. The regulations take effect from 1 March 1998.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 February 1998.


Eprint notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 1998 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this eprint

  • 1 SR 1986/225