Fisheries (Schedules 3 and 6) Order 2004

2004/337

Fisheries (Schedules 3 and 6) Order 2004


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to sections 14(8) and 72(7) 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 order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Fisheries (Schedules 3 and 6) Order 2004.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 1 October 2004.

3 New item inserted in Schedule 3 of Fisheries Act 1996
  • Schedule 3 of the Fisheries Act 1996 is amended by inserting, into the second column of the item relating to Green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus), after the expression GLM7A, the expression and GLM9.

4 New item inserted in Schedule 6 of Fisheries Act 1996
  • Schedule 6 of the Fisheries Act 1996 is amended by inserting, in the appropriate alphabetical order, the item set out in the Schedule.


Schedule
New item inserted in Schedule 6 of Fisheries Act 1996

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StockAreaRequirements
Green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus)Quota Management Area GLM9A commercial fisher may return any green-lipped mussel to the sea.

Diane Morcom,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 October 2004, adds—

  • the Quota Management Area GLM9 for green-lipped mussel to Schedule 3 of the Fisheries Act 1996 (which lists stocks that are managed with an alternative total allowable catch):

  • green-lipped mussel in Quota Management Area GLM9 to Schedule 6 of the Fisheries Act 1996 (which lists stocks that may be returned to the sea or other waters in accordance with stated requirements).


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 September 2004.