Fisheries Amendment Regulations 1996

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Fisheries Amendment Regulations 1996
FISHERIES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1995

1989 Revision 1

BR 23/1996

FISHERIES ACT 1972

1972 : 76

FISHERIES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1996

The Minister in exercise of the power conferred upon him by
section 13 of the Fisheries Act 1972 makes the following Regulations:

Citation
1 These Regulations which amend the Fisheries Regulations 1972
(hereinafter referred to as "the principal Regulations") may be cited as the
Fisheries Amendment Regulations 1996.

Amends regulation 12 of principal Regulations
2 Regulation 12 of the principal Regulations is amended—

(a) by deleting paragraph (10) and substituting the
following—

"(10) Any person who takes or on a vessel is found in
possession of more than one fish of each of the following
description, that is to say,—

(a) Mycteroperca interstitialis, which includes
Monkey rockfish, Flag rockfish and Salmon
rockfish; and

(b) Mycteroperca bonaci, which includes Black
rockfish, Runner rockfish and Black
grouper,

FISHERIES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1995

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during any continuous period of twenty-four hours shall
be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.";

(b) in paragraph (11), by deleting the words "30th
September" and substituting the words "31st August";
and

(c) by inserting next after paragraph (11) the following—

"(12) Any person, other than a registered fisherman,
who takes or, on a vessel which is not a licensed fishing
vessel is found in possession of, more than thirty fish of
the following description:

Lutjanus synagris Lane snapper
Silk snapper
Whitewater snapper

during any continuous period of twenty-four hours shall
be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.".

Amends regulation 14 of principal Regulations
3 Regulation 14 of the principal Regulations is amended in
paragraph (2)—

(a) by deleting sub-paragraph (b) and substituting the
following—

"(b) in relation to

Black rockfish
(Mycteroperca bonaci)

75 cm (30 ins) fork
length

Monkey rockfish
(Mycteroperca
interstitialis)

50 cm (20 ins) fork
length

Red hind (Epinephelus
guttatus)

35 cm (14 ins) fork
length

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Hogfish (Lachnolaimus
maximus)

Yellowtail snapper
(Ocyurus chrysurus)

Lane snapper (Lutjanus
synagris)

35 cm (14 ins) fork
length

30 cm (12 ins) fork
length

25 cm (10 ins) fork
length"; and

(b) by deleting all the words after the words "Thunnus
thynnus" in sub-paragraph (c) and substituting the
words "a weight of 30 kgs (66 lbs) or 115 cm (45 ins) fork
length and Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) a weight of 25
kgs (55 lbs) or 125 cm (49 ins) fork length measured
from the lower jaw".

Dated this day of 1996

Minister of the Environment