Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Amendment Notice 2013

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Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Amendment Notice 2013

Pursuant to section 20 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister for Primary Industries, after complying with 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 2013.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 31 March 2013.

3 Application
  • This notice applies on and from the first day of the fishing year starting on 1 April 2013.

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

    • (a) replace 193.300 with 225.500; and

    • (b) replace 466.900 with 499.700; and

    • (c) replace 63.900 with 44.000.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of March 2013.

Hon Nathan Guy,
Minister for Primary Industries.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice amends the Fisheries (Rock Lobster Total Allowable Commercial Catches) Notice 1999. The amendments vary the total allowable commercial catch (TACC) for spiny rock lobster for certain quota management areas as follows:

  • for the Gisborne quota management area (CRA 3), the TACC is increased from 193.300 to 225.500 greenweight tonnes:

  • for the Wellington/Hawkes Bay quota management area (CRA 4), the TACC is increased from 466.900 to 499.700 greenweight tonnes:

  • for the Otago quota management area (CRA 7), the TACC is reduced from 63.900 to 44.000 greenweight tonnes.

This notice comes into force on 31 March 2013 and applies on and from the first day of the fishing year starting on 1 April 2013.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 March 2013.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.