Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2004


Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2004


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 Schedule 5 amended
  • Schedule 5 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the following items:

    Common name   
    Surf clam:   
    frilled venus shellBassina yatei7BYA7
    ringed dosiniaDosinia anus3DAN3
    silky dosiniaDosinia subrosea7DSU7
    trough shellMactra discors7MDI7
    large trough shellMactra muchisoni3MMI3
    deepwater tuatuaPaphies donacina3PDO3
    triangle shellSpisula aequilateralis3SAE3

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 (Commercial Fishing) Regulations 2001. The amendments omit from Schedule 5 of the regulations references to species of surf clam that 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 2001/253