Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Declaration of Protected Area) Order 2013

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Published: 2013-12-20

EXTRAORDINARY

OFFICIAL GAZETTE
THE BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU 2Q!h December, 2013

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) (DECLARATION OF

PROTECTED AREA) ORDER, 2013

Arrangement of Paragraphs

Paragrapbs
1. Citation ................................................................................................................ 2
2. Declaration of protected area .............................................................................. .2
3. Prohibits fishing for Nassau Grouper ................................................................... 2

S.I. No. 115 of2013

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) ACT

CHAPTER244

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) (DECLARATION OF PROTECTED

AREA) ORDER, 2013

The Minister in exercise of the powers conferred by section 13 of the Fisheries
Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) Act, makes the following Order-

1. Citation.

TIUs Order may be cited as the Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and
Conservation) (Declaration of Protected Area) Order, 2013.

2. Declaration of protected area.

The exclusive fishery zone is hereby declared to be a protected area.

3. Prohibits fishing for Nassau Grouper.

No person shall fish for the Nassau Grouper within the area of water described
in paragraph (2) from the 111 December, 2013 to the 281h February, 2014.

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Made this 18'h day of December A.D., 2013.

Signed
V. ALFRED GRAY

Minister responsible for Agriculture, Marine
Resources and Local Government
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