Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2006

Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2006

(SR 2006/303)


Note

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 20 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries, in accordance with section 21 of that Act, gives the following notice.

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2006.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 30 September 2006.

4 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 is amended by omitting item A relating to orange roughy and substituting the item set out in the Schedule of this notice.


Schedule
New item relating to orange roughy substituted in Schedule 1

cl 4

 Quota management areas
 NamesReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
AAuckland (East), Auckland (West), and Central (Egmont) combined1, 8, & 9800

Dated at Wellington this 25th day of September 2006.

Jim Anderton,

Minister of Fisheries.


Explanatory note

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

This notice, which comes into force on 30 September 2006, amends the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986.

The amendment varies the total allowable commercial catch for orange roughy in quota management areas 1, 8, and 9 (Auckland (East), Auckland (West), and Central (Egmont) combined) by reducing it from 1 400 to 800 greenweight tonnes. Under section 20(4) of the Fisheries Act 1996, the variation has effect on and from 1 October 2006.

Under section 2(4) of the Fisheries Amendment Act 1990, references in the principal notice to the total allowable catch of a species are read as references to the total allowable commercial catch of the species.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 September 2006.