This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect
This order, which comes into force on 31 March 2003, removes packhorse rock lobster from the Schedule Eight of the Fisheries Act 1996. The effect of this is to remove the requirement for commercial fishers to have a minimum holding of 3 tonnes of annual catch entitlement before they can take packhorse rock lobster.
Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2003.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.