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 (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986 by—
•further restricting the areas within which commercial fishing of certain tuatua, cockle, and pipi stocks can occur:
•removing the daily weight limits set out for those stocks by revoking regulation 22A of the principal regulations. The method restrictions previously set out in that regulation are preserved by transferring them to the amended or substituted regulations 4A, 4C, and 4D.