Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

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Published: 2012-12-01

EXTRAORDINARY

OFFICIAL GAZETTE
THE BAHAMAS
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU 30'h November, 2012

FISHERIES RESOURCES
(JURISDICTION AND CONSERVATION)
(AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2012

Arrangement of Regulations

Regulation
1. Citation and duration ..... ..... ... ....... .... ......... ...... ..... .. ................. ..... 2
2. Amendment of Regulation 35 of

Sub. Leg., Vol. IV, Ch. 244 - 11 ..... ..... ..... ... ...... ..... ..... .... ... ........ . 2

S.l. No. 107 of2012

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) ACT

(CHAPTER 244)

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2012

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 19 of
the Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) Act, makes the
following Regulations-

1. Citation.

( 1) These Regulations may be cited as the Fisheries Resources
(Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Amendment) Regulations,
2012 .

(2) These Regulations shall come into force on the 1 sr day of
December, 2012, and shall expire on the 28'h day of Febru-
ary, 2013.

2. Amendment of Regulation 35 of Sub. Leg., Vol. IV, Ch.
244-11.

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Regulation 35 of the Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conser-
vation) Regulations is amended-

(a) by the renumbering of the paragraph as paragraph
(I); and

(b) by the insertion, immediately after paragraph ( 1), of
the following new paragraphs (2) and (3)-

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"(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), no person
shall take, land, possess, sell or offer for
sale any fish commonly known as "the Nas-
sau Grouper" during the period 1 s• Decem-
ber, 2012 to the 28'" February, 2013, except
where such taking or landing is carried out,
with the written approval of the Director of
Fisheries for scientific research purposes.

(3) Subject to paragraph (2), no person shall,
during the period I" December, 2012 to the
28'" February, 2013, land any fish common-
ly known as "grouper" unless its head, tail
and skin is intact.".

Made this 301" day of November, 2012.

Signed
V. ALFRED GRAY

Minister responsible for Agriculture and Marine Resources

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