This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 3 January 2013, amend regulation 2BC of the Fisheries (Challenger Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986, which prohibits commercial set net fishing in certain areas from Clarence Point to Cape Jackson. The amendments insert new subclauses (3) and (4), which provide that the prohibition does not apply to commercial fishers using a set net to take butterfish in certain prescribed waters within those areas.
Date of notification in Gazette: 6 December 2012.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.