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Notice Title

Fisheries (Declaration of Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve Bylaw) Notice 2009 (No. F510)

Pursuant to Regulations 28 and 29 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, the Minister of Fisheries hereby gives the following notice.
N o t i c e
1. Title and commencement (1) This notice may be cited as the Fisheries (Declaration of Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve Bylaws) Notice 2009.
(2) This notice shall come into effect 28 days after the date of its notification in the New Zealand Gazette.
2. Interpretation In this notice:
(a) the term "Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve" means the mataitai reserve notified in the Fisheries (Declaration of Mataitai Reserve at Mt Maunganui and Part of Tauranga Harbour and Appointments of Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki) Notice 2008 (No. F456) (New Zealand Gazette,
28 August 2008, No. 133, page 3486).
(b) any reference to Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki means any person or persons appointed as Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki for the Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve under Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
(c) unless the context requires otherwise, terms have the same meaning as in the interpretation sections of
the Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1983, the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1983, the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998 and the Fisheries Act 1996.
3. Approval of bylaws for the Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve The Minister of Fisheries hereby approves the following bylaws for the
Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve:
Bylaw 1: Maximum daily limit for mussels
The maximum number of mussels that may be taken or possessed in any day by any person from the Mataitai reserve is 25 mussels per person.
4. Fishing subject to this bylaw Under Regulation 28(3) of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, all fishing within the Mt Maunganui and Part Tauranga Harbour Mataitai Reserve is subject to these bylaws.
5. Breach of bylaws is an offence Under Regulation 44 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, a person commits an offence against those Regulations if the person breaches any of these bylaws.
Dated at Wellington this 8th day of December 2009.
HON PHIL HEATLEY, Minister of Fisheries.