Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2009

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Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2009

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of August 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 297(1) 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 (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2009.

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

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Schedule 1 amended

Schedule 1
New items relating to Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 inserted into Schedule 1

r 4(1)

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 19B(3)Possessing more than the limit of paua specified in regulation 19B(2), but not more than 2 times that limit250
r 19B(3)Possessing more than 2 times the limit of paua specified in regulation 19B(2), but not more than 3 times that limit500
r 25BAUsing or possessing specified loops in a manner contrary to regulation 25BA250

Schedule 2
New items relating to Fisheries (Central Area Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 inserted into Schedule 1

r 4(4)

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 4CTaking or possessing undersized paua from Amateur Taranaki Paua Fishery Area250
r 5DFishing in Pukerua Bay except by hand-held line250

Schedule 3
New items relating to Fisheries (South-East Area Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 inserted into Schedule 1

r 4(5)

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 6C(4)Taking or possessing more than the daily limit of fish, but not more than 2 times the daily limit in Akaroa Harbour taiapure250
r 6C(4)Taking or possessing more than 2 times the daily limit of fish, but not more than 3 times the daily limit in Akaroa Harbour taiapure500
r 6DTaking or possessing a sea horse in Akaroa Harbour taiapure250
r 6DATaking or possessing shellfish in Onawe Peninsula marine area250

Schedule 4
New item relating to Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1991 inserted into Schedule 1

r 4(7)

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 4AAB(4)Using, setting, possessing, or having on board a vessel or vehicle a rock lobster holding pot not marked as required250

Schedule 5
New items relating to Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001 inserted into Schedule 1

r 4(8)

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 6(2)Failing to complete a catch landing return as required400
r 11(2)Failing to complete a trawl catch, effort, and processing return as required400
r 11A(2)Failing to complete a lining catch effort return as required400
r 11A(3)In the case of a lining catch effort return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between the 16th day and the 20th day after the last day of the fishing trip (both days inclusive)400
r 11A(3)In the case of a lining catch effort return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between 6 days and 1 calendar month after the date it was due (both dates inclusive)750
r 11B(2)Failing to complete a netting catch effort landing return as required400
r 11B(4)In the case of a netting catch effort landing return due not later than the 15th day of the month, providing the return between the 16th day and the 20th day of that month (both days inclusive)400
r 11B(4)In the case of a netting catch effort landing return due not later than the 15th day of the month, providing the return between 6 days and 1 calendar month after the date it was due (both days inclusive)750
r 12(2)Failing to complete a squid jigging catch effort return as required400
r 13(2)Failing to complete a tuna longlining catch effort return as required400

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 1 October 2009, amend the Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2001 by—


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 August 2009.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.