Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2008

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Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 2) 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 (No 2) 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 30 September 2008.

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

5 Schedule 1 amended
  • The item relating to orange roughy in Schedule 1 is amended by omitting from item G 10 500 and substituting 9 420.

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of September 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 30 September 2008, amends the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986.

The effect of the amendment is to decrease the total allowable commercial catch for orange roughy in the quota management area ORH3B, from 10 500 to 9 420 greenweight tonnes.

The decrease applies on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 October 2008.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 September 2008.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.