Fisheries (Total Allowable Catch, Total Allowable Commercial Catch, and Deemed Value Rates) Amendment Notice 2015

2015/212

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Fisheries (Total Allowable Catch, Total Allowable Commercial Catch, and Deemed Value Rates) Amendment Notice 2015

Pursuant to sections 13, 20, and 75 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister for Primary Industries gives the following notice after complying with sections 11, 12, 13, 21, and 75A of that Act.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Fisheries (Total Allowable Catch, Total Allowable Commercial Catch, and Deemed Value Rates) Amendment Notice 2015.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 30 September 2015.

3 Application

This notice applies on and from the first day of the fishing year starting on 1 October 2015.

5 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, replace each item relating to a fishstock code specified in column 1 of the Schedule of this notice with the corresponding item in the Schedule.

Schedule Items replaced in Schedule 1

cl 5

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6
Fishstock codeTACTACCInterim DVRBasic annual DVRDifferential DVR
FRO86496490.1350.15None
FRO91401380.1350.15None
GMU11 1259251.351.50Standard
GUR31 2901 2201.531.70Standard
*0.30*0.60Standard*
GUR79198451.531.70Standard
HOK1151 540150 0000.450.90Special
LDO11681680.3780.42None
OEO43 1503 0000.390.78Standard
PIL880650.540.60Standard
RBT32 3052 1900.450.50Standard
RBY733330.3780.42None
RIB43573570.270.30Standard
RIB8110.270.30Standard
RSN225213.6814.09Standard
SPO21301082.703.00Special
SPO73062462.703.00Standard
STA71 1811 1220.901.00Standard

Dated at Wellington this 11th 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 amends the Fisheries (Total Allowable Catch, Total Allowable Commercial Catch, and Deemed Value Rates) Notice 2015. It comes into force on 30 September 2015, but applies on and from the first day of the fishing year starting on 1 October 2015.

The amendments vary 1 or more of the following for quota management stocks with certain fishstock codes:

  • the total allowable catch (TAC):

  • the total allowable commercial catch (TACC):

  • the interim deemed value rate (interim DVR):

  • the basic annual deemed value rate (basic annual DVR):

  • whether the annual DVR is a different rate for each different level by which a commercial fisher’s reported catch exceeds the fisher’s ACE, and the different rates that apply to each level (differential DVR).

The variations are as follows:

Frostfish

  • for FRO8, the interim DVR is increased from $0.08/kg to $0.135/kg:

  • for FRO9, the interim DVR is increased from $0.08/kg to $0.135/kg:

Grey mullet

  • for GMU1, the interim DVR is increased from $0.61/kg to $1.35/kg and the basic annual DVR is increased from $1.21/kg to $1.50/kg:

Red gurnard

  • for GUR3, the TAC is increased from 1 163 to 1 290 greenweight tonnes, the TACC is increased from 1 100 to 1 220 greenweight tonnes, and the interim DVR is increased from $0.85/kg to $1.53/kg:

  • for GUR7, the TAC is increased from 855 to 919 greenweight tonnes, the TACC is increased from 785 to 845 greenweight tonnes, and the interim DVR is increased from $0.85/kg to $1.53/kg:

Hoki

  • for HOK1, the TAC is reduced from 161 640 to 151 540 greenweight tonnes and the TACC is reduced from 160 000 to 150 000 greenweight tonnes:

Lookdown dory

  • for LDO1, the interim DVR is increased from $0.21/kg to $0.378/kg:

Oreo (includes black, smooth, spiky, and warty oreo)

  • for OEO4, the TAC is reduced from 7 000 to 3 150 greenweight tonnes and the TACC is reduced from 7 000 to 3 000 greenweight tonnes:

Pilchard

  • for PIL8, the interim DVR is increased from $0.30/kg to $0.54/kg:

Redbait

  • for RBT3, the interim DVR is increased from $0.25/kg to $0.45/kg:

Rubyfish

  • for RBY7, the interim DVR is increased from $0.21/kg to $0.378/kg:

Ribaldo

  • for RIB4, the interim DVR is increased from $0.15/kg to $0.27/kg:

  • for RIB8, the interim DVR is increased from $0.15/kg to $0.27/kg and the standard differential DVR is applied:

Red snapper

  • for RSN2, the interim DVR is increased from $2.05/kg to $3.681/kg:

Rig

  • for SPO2, the interim DVR is increased from $1.50/kg to $2.70/kg:

  • for SPO7, the TAC is increased from 270 to 306 greenweight tonnes, the TACC is increased from 221 to 246 greenweight tonnes, and the interim DVR is increased from $1.50/kg to $2.70/kg:

Stargazer

  • for STA7, the TAC is increased from 1 072 to 1 181 greenweight tonnes and the TACC is increased from 1 042 to 1 122 greenweight tonnes.

An interim DVR or a basic annual DVR excludes GST.

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.