This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 June 2009, amend the Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Regulations 2001 by—
amending regulation 38(2)(a) to correct a spelling mistake:
consequentially amending regulation 52(1) to omit the reference to regulation 51 (previously revoked):
substituting new regulation 56 to prescribe new requirements relating to pots used for taking species:
consequentially amending regulation 75 to omit the reference to regulation 51:
adding new subclause (7) to regulation 79 (which relates to the apertures required in rock lobster pots) to clarify that regulation 79 does not prohibit the use or possession of pots without apertures for taking species other than rock lobster:
inserting new regulation 79A, which prescribes the requirements of pots used for taking blue cod or octopus:
consequentially amending regulation 84(2) and (3) (which relate to offences) to omit the reference to regulation 49 (previously revoked) and insert a reference to new regulation 79A:
amending Schedule 2 (which relates to fees) to revoke the fees relating to the supervision of conversion factors (clause 13) and the supervision of transhipments (clause 14), insert a new flat fee relating to the supervision of various matters by observers, and increase the fee relating to the supervision of dumping at sea from $22.50 to $28.
Date of notification in Gazette: 23 April 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.