Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2011

2011/24

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Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of February 2011

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 (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2011.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2011.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Schedule 1 amended
  • (1) This regulation amends the part of Schedule 1 relating to the Fisheries (Challenger Area Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 (SR 1986/224).

    (2) The item set out in Part 1 of the Schedule of these regulations is inserted before the first item relating to regulation 2B(8).

    (3) The item relating to regulation 2C is omitted and the item set out in Part 2 of the Schedule of these regulations is substituted.

    (4) The item relating to regulation 2E is omitted and the items set out in Part 3 of the Schedule of these regulations are substituted.

    (5) The item set out in Part 4 of the Schedule of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to regulation 4.

    (6) The item set out in Part 5 of the Schedule of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to regulation 4AC.

    (7) The item relating to regulation 4F(2) is omitted.


Schedule 
Items substituted or inserted in Schedule 1

r 4

Part 1
Item inserted in Schedule 1

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 2B(3)Taking or possessing more than the daily limit of blue cod for the Marlborough Sounds Area500

Part 2
Item substituted in Schedule 1

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 2CTaking or possessing blue cod in breach of the size limits for the Marlborough Sounds Area500

Part 3
Items substituted in Schedule 1

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 2EPossessing blue cod in the Marlborough Sounds Area or Challenger (East) Area other than in a whole or gutted state500
r 2FTaking blue cod from, possessing blue cod in, or possessing blue cod taken from, the Marlborough Sounds Area during the closed season500

Part 4
Item inserted in Schedule 1

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 4AATaking finfish from within the Maud Island closed area500

Part 5
Item inserted in Schedule 1

ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
r 4BTaking finfish from within the Marlborough Sounds Area using a rod and reel line, or a hand line, with more than 2 hooks250

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 are the Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2011. They amend the part of Schedule 1 of the Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2001 that relates to the Fisheries (Challenger Area Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 (the amateur fishing regulations).

The amendments update and add infringement offences to reflect amendments made to the amateur fishing regulations by the Fisheries (Challenger Area Amateur Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2011.

These regulations come into force on 1 April 2011.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 March 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.