Fisheries Amendment Regulations 1998

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Fisheries Amendment Regulations 1998
FISHERIES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1997

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BR 5/1998

FISHERIES ACT 1972

1972 : 76

FISHERIES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1998

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

Citation
1 These Regulations which amend the Fisheries Regulations 1972
("the principal Regulations") may be cited as the Fisheries Amendment
Regulations 1998.

Amendment of regulation 4
2 Regulation 4 of the principal Regulations is amended—

(a) by renumbering paragraph (3) as paragraph (6);

(b) by inserting next after paragraph (2) the following—

" (3) When the Minister issues a licence under
paragraph (1), he shall also issue to the owner a
coloured decal in such form as the Minister may
determine indicating that the fishing vessel is licensed
for the current year.

(4) When the fishing vessel is in use, the owner
shall exhibit the coloured decal referred to in paragraph
(3) upon the fishing vessel in respect of which it was
issued in such manner and in such position as the
Minister may direct by notice published in the Gazette.

FISHERIES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1997

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(5) An owner who fails to comply with
paragraph (4) commits an offence against these
Regulations.".

Amendment of regulation 13
3 (1) Regulation 13 of the principal Regulations is amended by
inserting next after paragraph (2) the following—

" (2A) Any fisherman who—

(a) is not licensed to take lobsters under
these Regulations; and

(b) sells any live lobster,

commits an offence against these Regulations.".

Amendment of regulation 23
4 Regulation 23 of the principal Regulations is amended in
paragraph (1)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (b) by inserting after the word "used"
the words "or possessed";

(b) by deleting the full stop at the end thereof
and substituting "; or" and adding the following
subparagraph—

"(d) to require the operator of a vessel to stop the
vessel.".

Commencement
5 These Regulations come into operation on such day as the
Minister responsible for Agriculture and Fisheries may appoint by notice
published in the Gazette.