Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Catch) Amendment Notice 2008

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Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Catch) Amendment Notice 2008

Pursuant to section 13 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries, after having regard to the matters specified in that section, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Catch) Amendment Notice 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 31 March 2008.

3 Application
  • This notice applies on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 April 2008.

4 Principal notice amended
5 Schedule amended
  • The fourth column of the Schedule is amended by omitting 3 500 and substituting 10 000.

6 Revocation
  • Clause 5(1) of the Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Catch Amendment Notice 2003 (F244) (Gazette 2003, p 841) is revoked.

Dated at Wellington this 20th day of March 2008.

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 31 March 2008, amends the Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Catch) Notice 2000. The amendment increases the total allowable catch for southern blue whiting in the quota management area SBW6B (Bounty Platform) from 3 500 tonnes to 10 000 tonnes.

The increase applies on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 April 2008.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 March 2008.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.