Dated at Wellington this 17th day of March 2013.
Hon Nathan Guy,
Minister for Primary Industries.
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.
Date of notification in Gazette: 21 March 2013.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.