Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Declaration of Protected Areas) (High Cay and Surrounding Waters) Order 2012

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Published: 2012-12-01

EXTRAORDINARY

OFFICIAL GAZETTE
THE BAHAMAS
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU 30'h November, 2012

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FISHERIES RESOURCES
(JURISDICTION AND CONSERVATION)

(DECLARATION OF PROTECTED AREAS) (HIGH
CAY & SURROUNDING WATERS) ORDER, 2012

Arrangement of Paragraphs

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1. Citation and duration .. ...... ..... .... ................... ....... ....................... .. 2
2. High Cay and surrounding waters declared protected areas .. ... .. . 2
3. Dates of closure to all fishing activities .. ........... .. ...... ....... .......... .3

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, MARINE RESOURCES
AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

S.l. No. 106 of2012

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) ACT

(CHAPTER 244)

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND CONSERVA-
TION) (DECLARATION OF PROTECTED AREAS) (HIGH CAY

& SURROUNDING WATERS) ORDER, 2012

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 and duration.

(1) This Order may be cited as the Fisheries Resources (Juris-
diction and Conservation) (Declaration of Protected Areas)
(High Cay and Surrounding Waters) Order, 2012 .

(2) This Order shall come into force on the 1" day of December,
2012 , and shall expire on the 281h day of February, 2013 .

2. High Cay and surrounding waters declared protected
areas.

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The cay, known as ' High Cay' and its surrounding waters, located
to the south of Andros Town and to the north of Bowen's Sound,
Central Andros, and on the western side of the Tongue of the Ocean

and enclosed to the north by latitude 24° 40'N, to the east by lon-
gitude 77" 40 .8'W, to the south by latitude 24° 37.8'N, and to the
west by longitude 77° 44'W are hereby declared to be protected
areas.

3. Dates of closure to all fishing activities.

The cay, known as 'High Cay' and its surrounding waters as
described in paragraph 2 are closed to all fish ing activities from the
I st day of December, 2012 to the 281h day of February, 2013.

Made this 301h day of November, 2012.

Signed
V. ALFRED GRAY

Minister responsible for Agriculture and Marine Resources

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