Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Amendment Notice 2011

2011/70

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Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) 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 (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) 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 415.625 and substituting 466.900; and

    • (b) omitting 84.500 and substituting 75.700; and

    • (c) omitting 1 019.000 and substituting 962.000.

Dated at Wellington this 28th 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 (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Notice 1999.

The amendments—

  • increase the total allowable commercial catch for spiny rock lobster for the Wellington/Hawkes Bay quota management area (CRA 4) to 466.900 tonnes; and

  • decrease the total allowable commercial catch for spiny rock lobster for the Otago quota management area (CRA 7) to 75.700 tonnes; and

  • decrease the total allowable commercial catch for spiny rock lobster for the Southern quota management area (CRA 8) to 962.000 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.