Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Amendment Notice 2012

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Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Amendment Notice 2012

Pursuant to section 20 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister for Primary Industries, 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 2012.

2  Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 31 March 2012.

3  Application
  • This notice applies on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 April 2012.

4  Principal notice
5  Schedule amended
  • In the Schedule, in the fourth column,—

    • (a) replace 164.000 with 193.300; and

    • (b) replace 75.700 with 63.900.

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of March 2012.

David Carter,
Minister for Primary Industries.


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 2012, 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 Gisborne quota management area (CRA 3) to 193.300 tonnes; and

  • decrease the total allowable commercial catch for spiny rock lobster for the Otago quota management area (CRA 7) to 63.900 tonnes.

The changes apply on and from the fishing year commencing on 1 April 2012.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 March 2012.

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