Supplementary Order Paper No 360

New clause 16AA

After clause 16 (page 11, after line 15), insert:

16AA Section 51F amended (Offences relating to spawning fish)

(1)

Replace section 51F(1)(a), with:

(a)

disturb a declared spawning area within the meaning of section 26ZJA(7); or

(2)

In section 51F(1)(c), before “have”, insert “take or”.

(3)

After section 51F(1)(c), insert:

(ca)

disturb any sports fish that are congregating or have congregated to spawn; or

(4)

In section 51F(1)(d), replace “take, with a spear, gaff, speargun, net, trap, or similar device,” with “with any spear, gaff, speargun, net, trap, or similar device, take”.