Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2010

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Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2010

Pursuant to section 113C of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 1 May 2010.

4 New Schedule substituted
  • The Schedule is revoked and the Schedule set out in the Schedule of this notice is substituted.


Schedule 
New Schedule substituted in principal notice

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Schedule
Conservation and management measures

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The conservation and management measures adopted by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission are—

  • (a) Recommendation 1 (1984): Minimum mesh size when fishing for capelin:

  • (b) Recommendation 2 (1986): Minimum mesh size when fishing for blue whiting:

  • (c) Recommendation III (2006): Recommendation to temporarily prohibit the use of gillnets, entangling nets and trammel nets in the NEAFC regulatory area:

  • (d) Recommendation XVI (2008): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its extraordinary meeting on 1–2 July 2008 to adopt the following recommendation on bottom fishing activities in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (e) Recommendation XIII (2009): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting on 10–14 November 2008 to adopt the following recommendation on operation procedures for fishing in existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (f) Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries on the Protection of Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems from significant adverse impacts in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (2009):

  • (g) Recommendation I (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 on conservation and management measures for blue whiting in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2010:

  • (h) Recommendation II (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 for conservation and management measures for deep and shallow pelagic redfish in the Irminger Sea and adjacent waters in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2010:

  • (i) Recommendation III (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 on conservation and management measures for pelagic redfish (Sebastes mentella) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area of ICES sub-areas I and II in 2010:

  • (j) Recommendation IV (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt regulatory measures for the protection of haddock in ICES division VIb (Rockall Haddock) for 2010:

  • (k) Recommendation V (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 on conservation and management measures for the Norwegian spring-spawning (Atlanto-scandian) herring in the NEAFC Regulatory Area in 2010:

  • (l) Recommendation VI (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 on conservation and management measures for deep-sea species in the NEAFC Regulatory Area 2010 to 2012:

  • (m) Recommendation VII (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 for conservation and management measures for spurdog (Squalus acanthias) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area in 2010:

  • (n) Recommendation VIII (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt conservation and management measures by closing certain areas on the Hatton Bank, Rockall Bank, Logachev Mounds and West Rockall Mounds in the Regulatory Area in order to protect Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems from significant adverse impacts in 2010:

  • (o) Recommendation IX (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 for management measures for orange roughy in 2010 and 2011:

  • (p) Recommendation X (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt regulatory measures for the protection of blue ling in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (ICES division XIV):

  • (q) Recommendation XI (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt the following recommendation on operational procedures for fishing in existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (r) Recommendation XII (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt amendments to Article 9 and Annex IV.A of the “Scheme of Control and Enforcement in respect of fishing vessels fishing in areas beyond the limits of national fisheries jurisdiction in the Convention Area” as follows:

  • (s) Recommendation XIII (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt amendments to Article 23.4 of the “Scheme of Control and Enforcement in respect of fishing vessels fishing in areas beyond the limits of national fisheries jurisdiction in the Convention Area” as follows:

  • (t) Recommendation XIV (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 to adopt amendments to Article 20 of the “Scheme of Control and Enforcement in respect of fishing vessels fishing in areas beyond the limits of national fisheries jurisdiction in the Convention Area” as follows:

  • (u) Recommendation XVI (2010): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries at its annual meeting in November 2009 for a ban on discards in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (v) Recommendation XVII (2010): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 11 November 2009 adopted, in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, amendments to Article 9 and Annex VII of the “Scheme of Control and Enforcement in respect of fishing vessels fishing in areas beyond the limits of national fisheries jurisdiction in the Convention Area” as follows:

  • (w) NEAFC Scheme of Control and Enforcement 2010.

Dated at Wellington this 21st day of April 2010.

John Allen,
Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice amends the Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Notice 2009. The amendment gives notice of an updated list of international conservation and management measures that have been adopted by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission.

The notice comes into force on 1 May 2010.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 April 2010.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.