Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2004

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Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2004


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 297 of the Fisheries Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2004.

3 Restrictions on fishing methods
  • (1) Regulation 11K(1) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words horse mussel, and sea cucumber,.

    (2) Regulation 11K(2) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words deepwater crab,.

Diane Morcom,

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, which come into force on 1 April 2004, amend the Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986. The amendments omit references to deepwater crab, horse mussels, and sea cucumber in regulation 11K, which places restrictions on fishing methods in quota management areas 3 and 4. These species are being introduced into the quota management system on 1 April 2004.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 March 2004.


  • 1 SR 1986/219