Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2005

2005/192

Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2005


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 October 2005.

3 New regulation 7D substituted
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking regulation 7D, and substituting the following regulation:

    7D Set netting prohibited from Tirua Point to Pariokariwa Point
    • No commercial fisher may use any set net in the waters lying within 4 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark that extends from Tirua Point (at approximately 38°23.22'S and 174°38.04'E); then following a line in a generally southerly direction by the mean high-water mark to the southernmost point of the north bank of the Awakino River (at approximately 38°39.88'S and 174°37.24'E); then in a straight line across the Awakino River to a point on the south bank of the Awakino River (at 38°39.92'S and 174°37.22'E); then following a line along the mean high-water mark to the southernmost point on the north bank of the Mokau River (at approximately 38°42.36'S and 174°37.03'E); then in a straight line across the Mokau River to a point on the south bank of the Mokau River (at 38°42.40'S and 174°37.01'E); then following a line along the mean high-water mark to the north bank of the Tongaporutu River (at 38°48.88'S and 174°35.23'E); then in a straight line across the Tongaporutu River to a point on the south bank of the Tongaporutu River (at 38°48.98'S and 174°35.23'E); then following a line along the mean high-water mark to Pariokariwa Point (at approximately 38°53.49'S and 174°30.35'E).

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 2005, amend the Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986 by replacing regulation 7D, which prohibits set netting from Tirua Point to Pariokariwa Point, to update the co-ordinates relating to that area.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 June 2005.


  • 1 SR 1986/217