Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Declaration of Protected Areas) (The Exuma (Jewfish Cay) Marine Reserve) Order

Link to law: http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/images/LEGISLATION/SUBORDINATE/2009/2009-0115/FisheriesResourcesJurisdictionandConservationDeclarationofProtectedAreasTheExumaJewfishCayMarineReserveOrder_1.pdf
Published: 2009-12-11

Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation)
FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION)

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LRO 1/2010 STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

FISHERIES RESOURCES (JURISDICTION AND
CONSERVATION) (DECLARATION OF

PROTECTED AREAS) (THE EXUMA (JEWFISH
CAY) 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) (The Exuma (Jewfish Cay) Marine Reserve) Order.

2. The Exuma (Jewfish Cay) 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 Exuma (Jewfish Cay) Marine
Reserve and its surrounding waters.
The Exuma (Jewfish Cay) Marine Reserve includes waters
west of Great Exuma. The boundary of the marine reserve
is created by a line that joins the following four geographic
coordinates:

1. Northwest point 23° 30.600'N and 75° 57.194'W,
approximately 3.14 miles from the northernmost
point of Jewfish Cay on a bearing of 350.51°,

2. Northeast point 23° 30.600'N and 75° 47.958'W,
approximately 9.75 miles from the northernmost
point of Jewfish Cay on a bearing of 71.29°,

3. Southeast point 23° 25.409'N and 75° 47.823'W
or, 9.79 miles from the northernmost point of
Jewfish Cay on a bearing of 106.86°,

4. Southwest point 23° 25.544'N and 75° 57.194'W
or, 2.74 miles from the northernmost point of
Jewfish Cay on a bearing of 190.90°,

where the northernmost point of Jewfish Cay is taken as
located at coordinates 23° 27.889'N and 75° 56.700'W.

S.I. 115/2009

Citation.

Area to be
protected.

Prohibition for
the removal of
any fishery
resource.
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