Fisheries (Declaration of Mataitai Reserve) Notice 1998 Amendment Notice 2015

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Fisheries (Declaration of Mataitai Reserve) Notice 1998 Amendment Notice 2015

Pursuant to regulation 20 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Minister for Primary Industries, after complying with regulations 18, 19, and 20 of those regulations, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Fisheries (Declaration of Mataitai Reserve) Notice 1998 Amendment Notice 2015.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal notice

This notice amends the Fisheries (Declaration of Mataitai Reserve) Notice 1998 (Gazette 1998, p 4762) (the principal notice).

4 Clause 2 amended (Interpretation)

Replace clause 2(a) with:

(a)

The term “mataitai reserve” means the area of South Island fisheries waters at Rapaki Bay that are enclosed by a line—

(i)

commencing at a point on the mean high-water mark in line with the Cass Bay–Church Reserve boundary (at 43°36.56′S and 172°41.24′E); then

(ii)

proceeding in a straight line in a south-westerly direction for approximately 1.3 kilometres (0.7 nautical miles) to a point offshore from Windy Point (at 43°36.82′S and 172° 40.34′E); then

(iii)

proceeding in a straight line in a westerly direction for approximately 0.3 kilometres (0.15 nautical miles) to a point on the mean high-water mark in line with the westernmost parcel boundary of 1C Taukahara (at 43°36.84′S and 172°40.14′E); then

(iv)

proceeding in a generally north-easterly direction along the mean high-water mark to the point of commencement.

Dated at Wellington this 9th day of September 2015.

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, which comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends the Fisheries (Declaration of Mataitai Reserve) Notice 1998 (Gazette 1998, p 4762) (the principal notice).

The principal notice notified the declaration of a mātaitai reserve at Rapaki Bay. The amendment corrects errors in the description of the reserve’s boundaries.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 September 2015.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.