Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008

  • revoked
  • Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008: revoked, on 1 February 2014, pursuant to regulation 161(1)(f) of the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/482).

Reprint
as at 1 February 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008

(SR 2008/278)

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of August 2008

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008: revoked, on 1 February 2014, pursuant to regulation 161(1)(f) of the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/482).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.


Pursuant to section 297 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 (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008.

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

3 Principal regulations amended
4 New regulation 4AAC inserted
  • The following regulation is inserted after regulation 4AAB:

    4AAC Set net fishing prohibited in defined area from Slope Point to Sand Hill Point
    • (1) A person must not use a set net for fishing in the waters lying within an area bounded by a line that—

      • (a) extends from Slope Point (at 46°40.50°′S and 169°00.00′E); and

      • (b) then proceeds west along the mean high-water mark to the eastern entrance of Toetoes Harbour (at 46°34.94′S and 168°47.94′E); and

      • (c) then proceeds in a straight line to the western entrance of Toetoes Harbour (at 46°34.87′S and 168°47.73′E); and

      • (d) then proceeds in a generally westerly direction along the mean high-water mark to Tiwai Point (at 46°36.13′S and 168°22.23′E); and

      • (e) then proceeds in a straight line to Stirling Point (at 46°36.73′S and 168°21.56′E); and

      • (f) then proceeds in a generally westerly direction along the mean high-water mark to the southern side of New River Estuary mouth (at 46°31.00′S and 168°16.24′E); and

      • (g) then proceeds in a straight line to the northern side of New River Estuary mouth (at 46°29.49′S and 168°16.24′E); and

      • (h) then proceeds in a generally westerly direction along the mean high-water mark to the northern entrance to Jacobs River Estuary (at 46°21.46′S and 168°01.34′E); and

      • (i) then proceeds in a straight line to Talls Point (at 46°21.60′S and 168°01.34′E); and

      • (j) then proceeds in a generally westerly direction along the mean high-water mark to Sand Hill Point (at 46°15.20′S and 167°19.05′E); and

      • (k) then proceeds in a straight line 4 nautical miles south-east from Sand Hill Point (at 46°19.29′S and 167°19.89′E); and

      • (l) then proceeds from the mean high-water mark at a distance of 4 nautical miles to a point (at 46°17.13′S and 167°25.38′E); and

      • (m) then proceeds in a straight line to a point (at 46°20.15′S and 167°35.97′E); and

      • (n) then proceeds in a generally easterly direction at a distance of 4 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark to a point on the Southland and Sub-Antarctic Fishery Management Area boundary (at 46°44.36′S and 169°03.57′E); and

      • (o) then proceeds in a straight line to Slope Point (at 46°40.50′S and 169°00.00′E).

      (2) For the purposes of the area defined in subclause (1), a straight line joining the mean high-water marks at each side of a harbour entrance or, as the case may be, the natural entrance points of a river mouth must be treated as the inner boundary of that area if it extends seawards or as the outer boundary of that area if it extends landwards, except in the case of any harbours and rivers where specific co-ordinates are provided.

5 Offences and penalties
  • Regulation 7(2) is amended by inserting 4AAC(1), after 4AA(6),.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 October 2008, amend the Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1991.

The amendments—

  • introduce new measures that prohibit the use of set nets in a certain defined area in order to avoid, remedy, or mitigate the effects of fishing-related mortality on Hector's and Maui's dolphins; and

  • make it an offence to act in contravention of, or fail to comply with, the new measures.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 August 2008.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint