Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Amendment Notice 2008

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Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) 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 (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) 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—

    • (a) omitting 120.200 and substituting 123.880; and

    • (b) omitting 755.200 and substituting 966.000.

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of March 2008.

P T Horomia,
Acting 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 (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Notice 1999. The amendments increase the total allowable commercial catch for spiny rock lobster for—

  • the Otago quota management area from 120.200 to 123.880 tonnes; and

  • the Southern quota management area from 755.200 to 966.000 tonnes.

The increases apply 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: 28 March 2008.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.