Fisheries (Total Allowable Catch, Total Allowable Commercial Catch, and Deemed Value Rates) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2017

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Fisheries (Total Allowable Catch, Total Allowable Commercial Catch, and Deemed Value Rates) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2017

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 (No 2) 2017.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 1 October 2017.

3 Application

This notice applies on and from the first day of the fishing year starting on 1 October 2017.

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.

6 Schedule 2 amended

In Schedule 2, after the item relating to Surf clam—silky dosinia, insert:

Green-lipped mussel
GLM9≤5%Basic annual DVR
>5%20.00

Schedule Items replaced in Schedule 1

cl 5

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6
Fishstock codeTACTACCInterim DVRBasic annual DVRDifferential DVR
BNS12512303.604.00Special
BNS22792473.604.00Special
BNS3114932.703.00Special
*0.95*1.05Special*
BNS740342.703.00Special
BNS820163.604.00Special
GLM92781809.0010.00Special
GUR71 0659751.531.70Standard
HAK75 1205 0640.801.60Standard
ORH3B5 4705 1972.505.00Special
PAU379.345.850.0066.00Standard
PAU420419650.0066.00Standard
PAU7121.884.250.0066.00Standard
RCO25545000.250.28Standard
RSK824210.240.26Standard
SCH35023873.203.60Standard
SSK823200.240.26Standard
TAR81902.482.75Special
TRE2349.263241.2631.131.25Special

Dated at Wellington this 13th day of September 2017.

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 (the principal notice). It comes into force on 1 October 2017, and applies on and from the first day of the fishing year starting on 1 October 2017.

The amendments to Schedule 1 of the principal notice 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 annual catch entitlement, and the different rates that apply to each level (differential DVR).

The variations are as follows (amounts not mentioned below are unchanged):

Bluenose

for BNS1,—

  • TAC is decreased from 351 to 251 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 327 to 230 greenweight tonnes:

for BNS2,—

  • TAC is decreased from 392 to 279 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 358 to 247 greenweight tonnes:

for BNS3,—

  • TAC is decreased from 162 to 114 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 140 to 93 greenweight tonnes:

for BNS7,—

  • TAC is decreased from 57 to 40 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 51 to 34 greenweight tonnes:

for BNS8,—

  • TAC is decreased from 28 to 20 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 24 to 16 greenweight tonnes:

Green-lipped mussel

for GLM9,—

  • interim DVR is increased from $5.40/kg to $9.00/kg:

  • basic annual DVR is increased from $6.00/kg to $10.00/kg:

  • differential DVR is changed from standard to special:

Red gurnard

for GUR7,—

  • TAC is increased from 919 to 1 065 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is increased from 845 to 975 greenweight tonnes:

Hake

for HAK7,—

  • TAC is decreased from 7 777 to 5 120 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 7 700 to 5 064 greenweight tonnes:

Orange roughy

for ORH3B,—

  • TAC is increased from 5 250 to 5 470 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is increased from 5 000 to 5 197 greenweight tonnes:

Paua

for PAU3,—

  • TAC is set at 79.3 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 57 to 45.8 greenweight tonnes:

for PAU4,—

  • TAC is set at 204 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 261 to 196 greenweight tonnes:

for PAU7,—

  • TAC is decreased from 133.62 to 121.8 greenweight tonnes:

  • TACC is decreased from 93.62 to 84.2 greenweight tonnes:

Red cod

for RCO2,—

  • TAC is set at 554 greenweight tonnes:

  • interim DVR is increased from $0.14/kg to $0.25/kg:

Rough skate

for RSK8,—

  • interim DVR is decreased from $0.32/kg to $0.24/kg:

  • basic annual DVR is decreased from $0.35/kg to $0.26/kg:

School shark

for SCH3,—

  • interim DVR is increased from $0.90/kg to $3.20/kg:

  • basic annual DVR is increased from $1.80/kg to $3.60/kg:

Smooth skate

for SSK8,—

  • interim DVR is decreased from $0.32/kg to $0.24/kg:

  • basic annual DVR is decreased from $0.35/kg to $0.26/kg:

Tarakihi

for TAR8,—

  • interim DVR is increased from $1.25/kg to $2.48/kg:

  • basic annual DVR is increased from $2.50/kg to $2.75/kg:

Trevally

for TRE2, interim DVR is increased from $0.70/kg to $1.13/kg.

This notice amends Schedule 2 of the principal notice to insert a new item relating to Green-lipped mussel.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 September 2017.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.