Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Commercial Catch) Amendment Notice 2011

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Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Commercial Catch) Amendment Notice 2011

Pursuant to section 20 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, after having regard to the matters specified in section 21 of that Act, gives the following notice.

Notice

1  Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Commercial Catch) Amendment Notice 2011.

2  Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 31 March 2011.

3  Application
  • This notice applies on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 April 2011.

4  Principal notice amended
5  Schedule amended
  • The fourth column of the Schedule is amended by—

    • (a) omitting 14 700 and substituting 6 860; and

    • (b) omitting 23 000 and substituting 29 400.

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of March 2011.

Hon Phil Heatley,
Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.


Explanatory note

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

This notice, which comes into force on 31 March 2011, amends the Fisheries (Southern Blue Whiting Total Allowable Commercial Catch) Notice 2009.

The amendments—

  • decrease the total allowable commercial catch for southern blue whiting in the quota management area SBW6B (Bounty Platform) to 6 860 tonnes; and

  • increase the total allowable commercial catch for southern blue whiting in the quota management area SBW6I (Campbell Rise) to 29 400 tonnes.

The changes apply on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 April 2011.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 March 2011.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.