Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2008

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Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice (No 3) 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 3) 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 bluenose in Schedule 1 is amended by—

    • (a) omitting from item A 1 000 and substituting 786:

    • (b) omitting from item B 1 048 and substituting 902:

    • (c) omitting from item C 100 and substituting 43:

    • (d) omitting from item D 150 and substituting 89:

    • (e) omitting from item E 925 and substituting 505.

Dated at Wellington this 29th 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 bluenose in—

  • the BNS1 quota management area from 1 000 tonnes to 786 tonnes:

  • the BNS2 quota management area from 1 048 tonnes to 902 tonnes:

  • the BNS3 quota management area from 925 tonnes to 505 tonnes:

  • the BNS7 quota management area from 150 tonnes to 89 tonnes:

  • the BNS8 quota management area from 100 tonnes to 43 tonnes.

The decreases apply 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: 30 September 2008.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.