Fisheries (Reporting) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004

2004/277

Fisheries (Reporting) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 297(1)(h) 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
  • (1) These regulations are the Fisheries (Reporting) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004.

    (2) In these regulations, the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 20011 are called the principal regulations.

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

3 Interpretation
  • Regulation 3(1) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the definition of foreign fishing vessel, the following definition:

    green-lipped mussel spat means a shellfish of the species Perna canaliculus that is less than 10mm in length.

4 Monthly harvest returns
  • (1) Regulation 7(1) of the principal regulations is amended by adding to paragraph (d) the word ; or and by adding the following paragraph:

    • (e) is an operator who, being a New Zealand national using a New Zealand ship, takes any highly migratory species that is—

      • (i) subject to the quota management system outside New Zealand fisheries waters; and

      • (ii) taken outside New Zealand fisheries waters; and

      • (iii) taken for the purpose of sale.

    (2) Regulation 7 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after subclause (1), the following subclause:

    • (1A) Regulation 7(1)(e) does not apply, and no monthly harvest return is required, if the operator proves to the satisfaction of the chief executive that—

      • (a) the operator was authorised to take the stock in the national fisheries jurisdiction of another State; and

      • (b) if the other State has a national allocation for the stock taken, the catch was recorded against the other State's allocation; and

      • (c) the other State has agreed to comply with all of the conservation and management measures of the competent regional fisheries management organisation for the relevant species.

    (3) Regulation 7(2)(a) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting from subparagraph (ii) the word ; and, and substituting the word ; or and by adding the following subparagraph:

    • (iii) in relation to any fish that are—

      • (A) taken outside New Zealand fisheries waters; and

      • (B) not subject to the quota management system outside New Zealand fisheries waters; and.

5 Use of codes for certain entries
  • Regulation 37(a) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words in table 11, the words , or, in the case of green-lipped mussel and green-lipped mussel spat, in table 17.

6 Part 1 of Schedule 3 amended
  • (1) Table 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting, from the heading to the third column, the expression 15, and substituting the expression 18.

    (2) Table 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the items relating to kahawai and southern bluefin tuna.

    (3) Table 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, in their appropriate alphabetical order, the following items:

    Species or class of fishQuota manage ment area refer ence number set out in table 2 of this PartOther area refer ence number set out in tables 3 to 18 of this PartFishstock code to be used(species/area)
    Blue shark1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9, 10 BWS1
    Kahawai1 KAH1
     2 KAH2
     3, 5, 6, 7 KAH3
     4 KAH4
     8, 9 KAH8
     10 KAHI0
    Lookdown dory1, 2, 7, 8, 9 LDO1
     3, 4, 5, 6 LDO3
     10 LDO10
    Mako shark1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9, 10 MAK1
    Moonfish1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9,10 MOO1
    Pacific bluefin tuna1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9, 10 TOR1
    Parore1 PAR1
     2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 PAR2
     9 PAR9
     10 PARIO
    Pipi 1APPI1A
    Porae1 POR1
     2, 8, 9 POR2
     3, 4, 5, 6, 7 POR3
     10 POR10
    Porbeagle shark1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9, 10 POS1
    Ray's bream1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9, 10 RBM1
    Red snapper1 RSN1
     2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 RSN2
     10 RSN10
    Scampi1 SCI1
     2 SCl2
      3SCI3
      4ASCI4A
     5 SCI5
      6ASCI6A
      6BSCI6B
     7 SCI7
     8 SCI8
     9 SCI9
     10 SCI10
    Southern bluefin tuna1, 2, 3, 4. 5. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, the high seas, and any other waters outside New Zealand fisheries waters STN1
    Spiny dogfish1, 2 SPD1
     3 SPD3
     4 SPD4
     5, 6 SPD5
     7 SPD7
     8, 9 SPD8
     10 SPD10
    Swordfish1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,  
     9, 10 SWO1

    (4) Table 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking the definitions of, and items relating to, Auckland Islands and Part Sub-Antarctic.

    (5) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking table 4.

    (6) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking table 11, and substituting the following table:

    Table 11 Fishstock codes for freshwater eels

    Notes

    • 1 Different codes must be used on different reporting forms.

    • 2 In this table,—

      • CELR means the catch, effort, and landing returns required to be in form 1 of Schedule 2

      • CLR means the catch landing returns required to be in form 2 of Schedule 2:

      • ECLR means the freshwater eel catch landing returns required to be in form 9 of Schedule 2:

      • MHR means the monthly harvest returns required to be in form 3 of Schedule 2.

    • 3 In this table, the quota management areas are those defined in—

      • (a) Part III of the First Schedule of the Fisheries Act 1996:

      • (b) Schedule 1 of the Fisheries (Declaration of New Stocks Subject to Quota Management System) Notice (No 2) 2002:

      • (c) Schedule 2 of the Fisheries (Declaration of New Stocks Subject to Quota Management System) Notice (No 2) 2003.

    Species of eelQuota management area nameQuota management areaFishstock code for use in CELR, CLR, and ECLRFishstock code for use in MHR
    Long-finned fresh- water eelNelson/MarlboroughANG11LFEI1ANG11
     North CanterburyANG12LFE12ANG12
     Lake EllesmereANG13LFE13ANG13
     South Canterbury/WaitakiANG14LFE14ANG14
     Otago/SouthlandANG15LFE15ANG15
     West CoastANG16LFEI6ANG16
     South-East (Chatham Rise)LFE17LFE17LFE17
     Northland/AucklandLFE20LFE20LFE20
     Waikato/Poverty BayLFE21LFE21LFE21
     Hawke Bay/WellingtonLFE22LFE22LFE22
     Taranaki/RangitikeiLFE23LFE23LFE23
    Short-finned fresh-water eelNelson/MarlboroughANG11SFE11ANG11
     North CanterburyANG12SFE12ANG12
     Lake EllesmereANG13SFE13ANG13
     South Canter bury/WaitakiANG14SFE14ANG14
     Otago/SouthlandANG15SFE15ANG15
     West CoastANG16SFE16ANG16
     South-East (Chatham Rise)SFE17SFE17SFE17
     Northland/AucklandSFE20SFE20SFE20
     Waikato/Poverty BaySFE21SFE21SFE21
     Hawke Bay/WellingtonSFE22SFE22SFE22
     Taranaki/RangitikeiSFE23SFE23SFE23

    (7) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following tables:

    Table 16 Scampi reference numbers for the purposes of table 1

    The areas referred to by name in this table are the quota management areas described in Schedule 13 of the Fisheries Act 1996.

    Area nameArea reference number used in fishstock code
    South-East Coast and Western Chatham Islands combined3
    Chatham Islands East4A
    Auckland Islands6A
    Part Sub-Antarctic6B

    Table 17 Fishstock codes for green-lipped mussel and green-lipped mussel spat

    Notes:

    • 1 Different codes must be used on different reporting forms.

    • 2 In this table,—

      • CELR means the catch, effort, and landing returns required to be in form 1 of Schedule 2:

      • CLR means the catch landing returns required to be in form 2 of Schedule 2:

      • MHR means the monthly harvest returns required to be in form 3 of Schedule 2.

    • 3 In this table, the quota management areas are those defined in—

      • (a) Part I of the First Schedule of the Fisheries Act 1996:

      • (b) Schedule 3 of the Fisheries (Declaration of New Stocks Subject to Quota Management System) Notice (No 2) 2003

    SpeciesQuota management area nameQuota management areaFishstock code for use in CELR and CLRFishstock code for use in MHR
    Green-lipped musselAuckland (East)GLM1MSG1GLM1
     Central (East)GLM2MSG2GLM2
     South-East (Coast), South-East (Chatham Rise), Southland, Sub-AntarcticGLM3MSG3GLM3
     Nelson/MarlboroughGLM7AMSG7AGLM7A
     West CoastGLM7BMSG7BGLM7B
     Central (Egmont)GLM8MSG8GLM8
     Auckland (West)GLM9MSG9GLM9
     KermadecGLM10MSG10GLM10
    Green-lipped mussel (spat)Auckland (East)GLM1MSP1GLM1
     Central (East)GLM2MSP2GLM2
     South-East (Coast), South-East (Chatham Rise), Southland. Sub-AntarcticGLM3MSP3GLM3
     Nelson/MarlboroughGLM7AMSP7AGLM7A
     West CoastGLM7BMSP7BGLM7B
     Central (Egmont)GLM8MSP8GLM8
     Auckland (West)GLM9MSP9GLM9
     KermadecGLMIOMSP10GLM10

    Table 18 Pipi reference numbers for the purposes of table 1

    The area referred to by name in this table is the quota management area described in Schedule 4 of the Fisheries (Declaration of New Stocks Subject to Quota Management System) Notice (No 2) 2003.

    Area nameArea reference number used in fishstock code
    Whangarei Harbour pipi fishery1A
7 Part 2 of Schedule 3 amended
  • (1) Part 2 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the item relating to green-lipped mussel, the following item:

    Common nameSpecies codeScientific name
    Green-lipped mussel (spat)***MSPPerna canaliculus

    (2) Part 2 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following footnote:

    *** On monthly harvest returns, the code GLM must be used in conjunction with the appropriate quota management area.

8 Part 6 of Schedule 3 amended
  • Part 6 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following item:

    DestinationDestination type code
    Fish of the species or classes subject to the quota management system established under Part IV of the Act that are listed in Part 6A of this Schedule and are returned to the waterM
9 New Part 6A of Schedule 3 inserted
  • Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after Part 6, the following Part:

    Part 6A
    Species or classes of fish returned to the sea for which destination type code M must be used

    Common nameScientific name
    Spiny dogfishSqualus acanthias

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 October 2004, amend the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001 by—

  • inserting a definition for green-lipped mussel spat (regulation 3):

  • including, in regulation 7, a requirement for a monthly harvest return to be completed in respect of the taking of highly migratory species, except where certain conditions are satisfied (regulation 4):

  • adding, to regulation 37(a), a reference to green-lipped mussel and green-lipped mussel spat (regulation 5):

  • inserting, in table 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 3, fishstock codes for species of fish being introduced into the quota management system from 1 October 2004 (regulation 6):

  • making consequential amendments to Schedule 3, to take account of the species of fish being introduced into the quota management system (regulations 7 to 9).


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 September 2004.


  • 1 SR 2001/188