Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2012

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Fisheries (High Seas Fishing Notifications—North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) Amendment Notice 2012

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 2012.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

4 Schedule replaced

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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 (2004): Amendment to the NEAFC Convention—dispute settlement:

  • (4) Recommendation 13 (2005): 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”:

  • (5) Recommendation 3 (2006): Recommendation to temporarily prohibit the use of gillnets, entangling nets, and trammel nets in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (6) Recommendation 16 (2008): Recommendation to adopt a recommendation on bottom fishing activities in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (7) Recommendation 13 (2009): Recommendation to adopt a recommendation on operation procedures for fishing in existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (8) Recommendation (2009): Recommendation on the protection of vulnerable marine ecosystems from significant adverse impacts in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (9) Recommendation 6 (2010): Recommendation on conservation and management measures for deep-sea species in the NEAFC Regulatory Area 2010 to 2012:

  • (10) Recommendation 10 (2010): Recommendation to adopt regulatory measures for the protection of blue ling in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (ICES Division XIV):

  • (11) Recommendation 11 (2010): Recommendation to adopt a recommendation on operational procedures for fishing in existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (12) Recommendation 16 (2010): Recommendation for a ban on discards in the NEAFC Regulatory Area:

  • (13) Recommendation (2010): Draft recommendation to adopt a recommendation on existing and new bottom fishing areas:

  • (14) NEAFC Scheme of Control and Enforcement (2011):

  • (15) Recommendation 2 (2011): Recommendation providing for the collection of statistical information relating to fisheries beyond and under the fisheries jurisdiction of contracting parties:

  • (16) Recommendation 4 (2011): Conservation and management measures for haddock in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (ICES VIb) in 2011 and 2012:

  • (17) Recommendation (2011): 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:

  • (18) Recommendation (2011): Consolidated text of all NEAFC recommendations on regulating bottom fishing:

  • (19) Recommendation 1 (2012): Recommendation on the conservation and management measures for blue whiting in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2012:

  • (20) Recommendation 2 (2012): Recommendation for conservation and management measures for redfish in the Regulatory Area (ICES sub-areas I and II) in 2012:

  • (21) Recommendation 3 (2012): Recommendation for conservation and management measures for Norwegian spring spawning (Atlanto-Scandian) herring in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2012:

  • (22) Recommendation 4 (2012): Recommendation for conservation and management measures for basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in the NEAFC Convention Area from 2012 to 2014:

  • (23) Recommendation 5 (2012): Recommendation for conservation and management measures for spurdog (Squalus acanthias) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area from 2012 to 2014:

  • (24) Recommendation 6 (2012): Recommendation for conservation and management measures for porbeagle (Lamna nasus) in the NEAFC Regulatory Area from 2012 to 2014:

  • (25) Recommendation 7 (2012): Recommendation for conservation and management measures for deep sea sharks in the NEAFC Regulatory Area for 2012:

  • (26) Recommendation 8 (2012): Recommendation 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 2012:

  • (27) Recommendation 9 (2012): Amendments to Article 14 and Annexes IV, VIII, and IX 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”:

  • (28) Recommendation 10 (2012): Amendments to Annex IX 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”:

  • (29) Recommendation 11 (2012): Recommendation on conservation and management measures for northeast Atlantic mackerel in the NEAFC Convention Area in 2012.

Dated at Wellington this 25th day of June 2012.

 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 28th 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: 28 June 2012.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.