Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2011

2011/265

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Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2011

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 2011.

2  Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

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

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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—

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

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

  • (3) Recommendation 13 (2005): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2004 adopted, in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, the implementation of Annex VIII.b and attachment 4.3 and 4.4 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”:

  • (4) Recommendation 3 (2006): Recommendation to temporarily prohibit the use of gillnets, entangling nets and trammel nets in the NEAFC regulatory area:

  • (5) Recommendation 16 (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 a recommendation on bottom fishing activities in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (6) Recommendation 13 (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 a recommendation on operation procedures for fishing in existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (7) 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):

  • (8) Recommendation 6 (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:

  • (9) Recommendation 10 (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):

  • (10) Recommendation 11 (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 a recommendation on operational procedures for fishing in existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (11) Recommendation 16 (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:

  • (12) Draft 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 a recommendation on existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (13) Recommendation 1 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the Convention, conservation and management measures for blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2011:

  • (14) Recommendation 2 (2011): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 9, 1 and 2, of the Convention, providing for the collection of statistical information relating to fisheries beyond and under the fisheries jurisdiction of contracting parties:

  • (15) Recommendation 3 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 5 of the NEAFC Convention, conservation and management measures for pelagic redfish (Sebastes mentella) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (ICES I & II) in 2011:

  • (16) Recommendation 4 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, conservation and management measures for haddock in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (ICES VIb) in 2011 and 2012:

  • (17) Recommendation 5 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the Convention, conservation and management measures for Norwegian spring-spawning (Atlanto-Scandian) herring (Clupea harengus) in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2011:

  • (18) Recommendation 6 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the Convention, conservation and management measures for basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2011:

  • (19) Recommendation 7 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, conservation and management measures for spurdog (Squalus acanthias) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area in 2011:

  • (20) Recommendation 8 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, conservation and management measures for porbeagle (Lamna nasus) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area in 2011:

  • (21) Recommendation 9 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, amendments to Annex VIII.5 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”:

  • (22) Recommendation 10 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, amendments to Appendix 1 to Annex IV 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”:

  • (23) Recommendation 11 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, amendments to Article 10 and Annex VI 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”:

  • (24) Recommendation 12 (2011): The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, amendments to Article 22 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”:

  • (25) Recommendation 14 (2011): 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 2010 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 2011:

  • (26) Recommendation 15 (2011): Recommendation by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission at its annual meeting on 12 November 2010 adopted, in accordance with Article 5 of the NEAFC Convention, amendments to Recommendation XVI of 2008 (bottom fishing activities) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (27) Proposal by Norway for a recommendation for conservation and management measures for North-East Atlantic mackerel in the NEAFC Regulatory Area in 2011:

  • (28) Proposal for a recommendation by Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands and Greenland, the European Union, Iceland and Norway on a multi-annual interim conservation and management measure for deep and shallow pelagic redfish in the Irminger Sea and adjacent waters to apply from 2011 to 2014 in the NEAFC Convention Area:

  • (29) NEAFC Scheme of Control and Enforcement 2011.

Dated at Wellington this 27th day of July 2011.

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 updates the list of international conservation and management measures that have been adopted by the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission.

The notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 August 2011.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.