This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 October 2013, amend Schedule 3 of the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001.
The regulations amend Part 6 of Schedule 3 by—
amending the destination description for destination type code A to clarify that fish and fish products to which another destination type code applies are not within the scope of destination type code A:
inserting a new destination type code that describes the manner in which fish or fish products are disposed of. The new code, destination type code J, applies to fish or fish products returned to, or abandoned in, the sea in accordance with the requirements set out in section 72(5)(c)(i) to (iii) of the Fisheries Act 1996 (commonly known as observer-authorised discards):
amending the destination description for destination type code D to correct an error.
The regulations amend Part 8 of Schedule 3 by inserting 2 new method codes relating to the use of underwater breathing apparatus.
Date of notification in Gazette: 29 August 2013.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.