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Declaration Notice Pursuant to regulation 15 of the Marine Mammals Protection Regulations 1992, I, Hugh Francis Malcolm Logan, Director-General of Conservation, hereby give notice that for a period of 3 years from the date of this notice, no new permits for commercial vessel operations to view sperm whales along the Kaikoura Coast (defined here as all those waters between the Clarence River Mouth (173 56 east, 42 10 south) and the Waiau River Mouth (173 22 east, 42 47 south) and extending out due east to 25 nautical miles from the shore) shall be granted. This declaration does not apply for applications to renew existing sperm whale viewing permits for the Kaikoura Coast. Dated at Wellington this 5th day of January 1998. HUGH FRANCIS MALCOLM LOGAN, Director-General.
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15 Jan 1998

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