Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2009

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Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2009

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of April 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General 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 (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2009.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 June 2009.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Set netting prohibited in defined areas
  • Regulation 15A(1)(l)(iii) is amending by inserting then by the mean high-water mark to the northwesternmost point of the south head of Kaipara Harbour (at 36°25.67′S and 174°13.94′E); then by a straight line to Papakanui Spit east (at 36°25.71′S and 174°13.21′E); then by a straight line to Papakanui Spit west (at 36°25.75′S and 174°12.70′E); after (at 36°25.80′S and 174°14.20′E);.

5 Restrictions on fishing in Bay of Islands
  • Regulation 19A(2) is amended by omitting Motuarahia and substituting Motuarohia.

6 Offences

Michael Webster,
for 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 June 2009, amend the Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986 to—

  • clarify the area to which the prohibition on set netting between Maunganui Bluff and Tirua Point applies (regulation 15A(1)(l)(iii)):

  • correct a spelling mistake in regulation 19A(2):

  • omit from regulation 24(1) (which relates to offences) the reference to regulation 14, which is a revoked provision relating to stalling in Kaipara Harbour.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 April 2009.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.