Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004

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Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Regulation 10D revoked
  • Regulation 10D of the principal regulations is revoked.

4 Offences
  • Regulation 12(2) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the expression 4B(1),, the expression 4C.

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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986.

Regulation 10D, which restricted the taking of cockles from Port Levy, is revoked because the restriction expired at the close of 30 September 2001.

The amendment to regulation 12(2) makes it an offence to trawl in certain seamount areas contrary to regulation 4C and imposes a maximum penalty of $100,000 for the offence.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 September 2004.


  • 1 SR 1986/219