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Published Date 03 Jul 2013

 

DETERMINATION PROHIBITING USE OF RECREATIONAL VESSELS WITH FISHING EQUIPMENT NOT STOWED AND SECURED

PART OF THE COD GROUNDS COMMONWEALTH MARINE RESERVE BEING THE AREA OF THE FORMER COD GROUNDS COMMONWEALTH MARINE RESERVE

I, CHARLTON CLARK, Assistant Secretary, Commonwealth Marine Reserves Branch, Parks Australia Division, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, delegate of the power of the Director of National Parks under subregulation 12.56(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000, HEREBY DETERMINE that the part of the Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve being the area of the former Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve declared by Proclamation on 10 May 2007 and revoked by Proclamation that took effect on 17 November 2012, being the area specified in the Schedule hereto, is an area of water where use of the following class of vessels:

  • vessels that are being used in connection with recreational fishing with fishing equipment not stowed and secured

 

is prohibited at all times.

AND I HEREBY REVOKE the Determination made on 17 November 2012 prohibiting the use of recreational fishing vessels with fishing gear on board and in use in that part of the Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve being the area of the former Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

In this determination:

(a)   recreational fishing means fishing other than commercial fishing;

(b)   fishing equipment means equipment designed to be used to attract or take fish or other aquatic animals;

(c)   stowed and secured means fishing equipment is not in contact with the water, is onboard the vessel and all fishing lines are unrigged; and

(d)   unrigged fishing line means all tackle (including hooks and lures) has been removed from the line.

Dated:             1 July 2013

Charlton Clark

Charlton Clark

Assistant Secretary

Commonwealth Marine Reserves Branch

Parks Australia Division

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

Delegate of the Director of National Parks


SCHEDULE

 

PART OF THE COD GROUNDS COMMONWEALTH MARINE RESERVE

 

Area of the former Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve

 

All of that area in the Tasman Sea, enclosed within the circumference of a circle of radius 1000 metres, the centre of which is at the point of latitude 31° 40′ 52″ S, longitude 152° 54′ 37″ E (1).

Notes:

1.    Geographic coordinates are expressed in terms of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94) as described in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette GN35 of 6 September 1995.

 

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