Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2000

2000/141

Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2000

Pursuant to section 28C of the Fisheries Act 1983, the Minister of Fisheries, after having regard to the matters specified in section 28D of that Act, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 1 October 2000.

3 Quota management areas
  • Clause 3 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after subclause (2), the following subclause:

    • (2A) The quota management areas referred to by name and reference number in Schedule 1 of this notice in relation to freshwater eel are the quota management areas described in Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Fisheries Act 1996.

4 Total allowable commercial catch for freshwater eel in areas 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by inserting, after the item relating to flatfish, the following item:

    Freshwater eel Nelson/Marlborough ANG11 40.00
      North Canterbury ANG12 42.74
      Lake Ellesmere ANG13 121.93
      South Canterbury/Waitaki ANG 14 35.10
      Otago/Southland ANG15 117.66
      West Coast ANG16 62.72

Dated at Wellington this 20th day of July 2000.

Pete Hodgson,
Minister of Fisheries.


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 2000, sets total allowable commercial catches for freshwater eel quota management areas 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16. These stocks come into the quota management system on 1 October 2000.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 July 2000.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.