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Regulation Review


Review of the Amateur Fishing Regulations

by the Ministry of Fisheries

2006

 

Regulation Review

The Ministry of Fisheries is currently undertaking a review of some aspects of the Amateur Fishing Regulations. MFish have released an Initial Position Paper (IPP) which covers the following:

  • Amendment to the scallop fishing season
  • Red gurnard, blue cod and trumpeter recreational size limits
  • Definition of 'take' when considering bag limits
  • Regulation 19A of the regulations

The (IPP) that includes the proposals for these regulations was released on 11th July 2006.

Submissions

Submissions on the proposals can be sent to:

Amateur Fishing Regulations Amendments

Ministry of Fisheries

PO Box 19747

Avondale

Auckland. 

Email: Sarah.Omundsen@fish.govt.nz

Deadline for Submissions

The deadline for submissions closed on 8 September 2006.

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Documents

To achieve a good level of understanding of complex fisheries management scenarios we believe it is important to read the information in chronological order so you can follow the process.

Regulation Review
Ministers Decision 2006
Minimum size limits now apply to red gurnard and trumpeter. Changes to the scallop season on the north east coast have also been approved.

29 Nov 06

(Pdf 750Kb)

Submissions
The Marlborough Recreational Fishers Association do not support a minimum legal size for gurnard, but support commonsense management.

14 Sep 06

The NZ Recreational Fishing Council's letter to MFish in support of the regulation review process but they did not submit on specific proposals.

11 Sep 06

The Raglan Sport Fishing Club support a minimum legal size for gurnard and a shift in the scallop fishing season from 1 September to 31 March.

11 Sep 06

option4 and the New Zealand Big Game Fishing Council ask the Ministry why we are being asked to comment on specific regulations when there are more fundamental issues that need to be addressed.

11 Sep 06

(Pdf 275Kb)

Final Advice Papers - MFish

Scallops

Ministry of Fisheries Final Advice Paper (FAP) to the Minister regarding amendments to the scallop fishing season.

Nov 06

(Pdf 70Kb)

MFish summary of submissions received on the proposed changes to the scallop fishing season.

Nov 06

(Pdf 80Kb)

Minimum Legal Sizes

Ministry of Fisheries Final Advice Paper (FAP) to the Minister regarding minimum legal sizes for gurnard, blue cod and trumpeter.

Nov 06

(Pdf 70Kb)

MFish summary of submissions received on the proposed changes to the minimum legal sizes for gurnard, blue cod and trumpeter.

Nov 06

(Pdf 80Kb)

Definition of Take

Ministry of Fisheries Final Advice Paper (FAP) to the Minister regarding the definition of 'take' when considering bag limits.

Nov 06

(Pdf 80Kb)

MFish summary of submissions received on the proposed changes to the definition of 'take' when considering bag limits.

Nov 06

(Pdf 60Kb)

Regulation 19A

Ministry of Fisheries Final Advice Paper (FAP) to the Minister regarding proposed changes to Regulation 19A.

Nov 06

(Pdf 80Kb)

MFish summary of submissions received on the proposed changes to Regulation 19A.

Nov 06

(Pdf 60Kb)

Initial Position Paper - MFish

The proposals from the Ministry of Fisheries including the amendment to the scallop fishing season, new recreational size limits for gurnard, blue cod and trumpeter and the definition of 'take'.

11 Jul 06

(Pdf 185Kbs)

2005 Process
Full details, the option4 submission and background information on the regulation review process held in 2005.

 

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