Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2008

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Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2008

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of February 2008

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 297(1) of the Fisheries Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2008.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2008.

3 Principal regulations amended
  • These regulations amend the Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986.

4 Trawling prohibited
  • Regulation 4 is amended by revoking paragraph (a) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (a) Pegasus Bay: the waters of Pegasus Bay lying inside straight lines drawn from the north bank of the mouth of the Waimakariri River (at 43º23.20′S and 172º42.60′E); then to Godley Head lighthouse (at 43º35.20′S and 172º48.50′E); then to Beacon Rock (at 43º36.11′S and 172º51.71′E); then to Wakaroa Point (at 43º37.32′S and 172º55.93′E); then to Otohuao Head (at 43º37.95′S and 172º58.68′E); then to Long Lookout Point (at 43º39.10′S and 173º02.90′E); then to East Head at Okains Bay (at 43º40.94′S and 173º05.27′E):.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
for 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 April 2008, amend regulation 4 of the Fisheries (South-East Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986 (the principal regulations) to correct the coordinates describing one of the areas in which commercial trawling is prohibited under the principal regulations.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 February 2008.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.