This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations amend the Fisheries (Southland and Sub-Antarctic Areas Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986. They come into force on 2 March 2014.
The amendments prohibit a commercial fisher from using a Danish seine net for taking fish within the waters of specified areas around the Bounty Islands and Campbell Island. A breach of the prohibition is an offence with a maximum fine of $100,000.
Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.