Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 2008

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Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 2008

Pursuant to section 20 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries, after having regard to the matters specified in section 21 of the Act, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) 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.

5 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 is amended by omitting item C relating to southern blue whiting and substituting the item set out in the Schedule of this notice.


Schedule
New item relating to southern blue whiting substituted in Schedule 1

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Quota management areas    
 Names Reference numbers Total allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
CBounty Platform SBW6B 9 800

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 (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986.

The amendment increases the total allowable commercial catch for southern blue whiting in quota management area SBW6B (Bounty Platform) from 3 500 to 9 800 greenweight 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.