Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Declaration of Protected Areas) (South Berry Islands Marine Reserve) Order

Link to law: http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/images/LEGISLATION/SUBORDINATE/2009/2009-0116/FisheriesResourcesJurisdictionandConservationDeclarationofProtectedAreasSouthBerryIslandsMarineReserveOrder_1.pdf
Published: 2009-12-11

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STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS LRO 1/2010



FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) (DECLARATION OF

PROTECTED AREAS) (SOUTH BERRY ISLANDS
MARINE RESERVE) ORDER

(SECTION 13)
[Commencement – 11th December 2009]

1. This Order may be cited as the Fisheries
Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Declaration of
Protected Areas) (South Berry Islands Marine Reserve)
Order.

2. The South Berry Islands Marine Reserve and its
surrounding waters as described in the Schedule is hereby
declared to be a protected area.

3. No person shall fish or remove any fishery
resource from the protected area outlined in paragraph 2
except with the written permission of the Minister for
educational, research and scientific purposes.


SCHEDULE

A description of the South Berry Islands Marine
Reserve and its surrounding waters.
The South Berry Islands Marine Reserve includes the
waters surrounding Crab Cay, Chub Cay, Bird Cay, Cat
Cay, Vigilant Cay, Diamond Rock, Frazer's Hog Cay and
Whale Cay. The boundary of the marine reserve is created
by lines joining the following five geographic coordinates:

1. Northwest point 25° 25.446'N and 77° 54.807'W,
approximately 5.45 miles from the western point
of Bird Cay on a bearing of 295.24°,

2. North-northwest point 25° 26.626'N and 77°
50.504'W, approximately 3.69 miles from the
western point of Bird Cay on a bearing of
352.87°,

3. Northeast point 25° 26.730'N and 77° 41.998'W
approximately 9.21 miles from the western point
of Bird Cay on a bearing of 65.57°,

S.I. 116/2009

Citation.

Area to be
protected.

Prohibition for
the removal of
any fishery
resource.

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4. Southeast point 25° 21.029'N and 77° 41.871 'W,
approximately 8.96 miles from the western point
of Bird Cay on a bearing of 107.93°,

5. Southwest point 25° 20.842'N and 77° 54.666'W,
approximately 5.64 miles from the western point
of Bird Cay on a bearing of 238.17°,

where the western point of Bird Cay is taken as located at
coordinates 25° 23.427'N and 77° 50.061 'W.
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