Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008

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Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of October 2008

Present:
The Right Hon Helen Clark presiding in Council

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 (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Trawling prohibited from Tirua Point to Pariokariwa Point
  • Regulation 6C(1) is amended by revoking paragraphs (f) and (g) and substituting the following paragraphs:

    • (f) then proceeds in a northerly direction along a line 2 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark to a point (at 38°22.84′S and 174°35.55′E); and

    • (g) then proceeds in a straight line along the Central Fishery Management Area boundary in an easterly direction to Tirua Point (at 38°23.22′S and 174°38.04′E).

5 Set netting prohibited from Tirua Point to Pariokariwa Point
  • Regulation 7D(1) is amended by revoking paragraphs (f) and (g) and substituting the following paragraphs:

    • (f) then proceeds in a northerly direction along a line 7 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark to a point (at 38°21.80′S and 174°29.43′E); and

    • (g) then proceeds in a straight line along the Central Fishery Management Area boundary in an easterly direction to Tirua Point (at 38°23.22′S and 174°38.04′E).

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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, make minor technical amendments to the Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986. The amendments are intended to give better effect to the amendments that were recently made to the principal regulations by the Fisheries (Central Area Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2008, which introduced new measures for the protection of Hector's and Maui's dolphins.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 October 2008.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.