Fisheries (Over-Fishing Thresholds for Quota Management Stocks) Amendment Order 2002

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Fisheries (Over-Fishing Thresholds for Quota Management Stocks) Amendment Order 2002


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 77 of the Fisheries Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries, makes the following order.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on the first day of the fishing year that commences after this order is made.

3 Schedule amended
  • The Schedule of the principal order is amended by adding the following items:

    SpeciesQuota management stock areaOverfishing threshhold (% in excess of a fisher's annual catch entitlement)Tolerance level (kg)
    CockleCOC1A525
     COC7A525
     COC7B525
    Queen scallopQSC3525
    Sea urchin, kina, sea eggSUR3525
     SUR4525
     SUR5525
     SUR7A525
     SUR7B525

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

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

This order takes effect on 1 October 2002, which is the first day of the fishing year that commences after the order is made. The order sets over-fishing thresholds and tolerance levels in relation to queen scallop, kina, and cockle in each stated quota management stock area.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 September 2002.


  • 1 SR 2001/257