Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 1999

1999/307

Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 1999

Pursuant to sections 28C and 28OB of the Fisheries Act 1983, the Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title and commencement
2 Total allowable commercial catch for cardinal fish set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, in their appropriate alphabetical order and in the appropriate columns in the items relating to black cardinalfish, the following items:

      A Auckland (East) 1 1200
      I Auckland (West) 9 4
3 Total allowable commercial catch for pale ghost shark set
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the items relating to ghost shark, the following items:

    Pale ghost shark A. Auckland (East) 1, 2, 3, 4 509
      B Central (East) 10  
      C South-East (Coast)    
      D South-East (Chatham Rise)    
      J Kermadec    
      E Southland 5, 6 118
      F Sub-Antarctic    
      G Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7, 8, 9 176
      H Auckland (West)    
      I Central (Egmont)    
4 Total allowable commercial catch for oreo dories in Central/Challenger area reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by revoking item B of the items relating to oreo dories and substituting the following item:

      B Central/Challenger, South-East (Cook Strait/Kaikoura), and South-East (Strathallan) combined 3A, 3B 5,9000
5 Total allowable commercial catch for paua in Stewart Island area reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by revoking so much of item E of the items relating to paua as relates to the Stewart Island area (PAU 5B), and substituting the following entries:

        Stewart Island PAU 5B 143.984

Dated at Wellington this 14th day of September 1999.

John Luxton,
Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control.


Explanatory Note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on 1 October 1999, sets total allowable commercial catches (TACCs for certain species as follows:

  • new TACCs are set for black cardinal fish in areas 1 and 9

  • new TACCs are set for pale ghost shark in areas 1 to 10

  • the TACC for oreo dories in the Central/Challenger area is reduced from 6,600 to 5,900 tonnes

  • the TACC for paua in the Stewart Island area is reduced from 147.66 to 143.984 tonnes.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 September 1999.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.