Bouddi fishing closure

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Section 8 Notification – Commercial Fishing Closure

Bouddi Fishing Closure

I, KATRINA ANN HODGKINSON MP, Minister for Primary Industries, pursuant to section 8 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 ("the Act"), do by this notification prohibit the taking of all species of fish by all methods of fishing by all endorsement holders in the Ocean Hauling Fishery, Ocean Trap and Line Fishery, Estuary General Fishery, Ocean Trawl Fishery, Abalone Fishery, Lobster Fishery and Sea Urchin and Turban Shell Fishery from the waters described in the Schedule to this notification.

Schedule

Waters
The whole of the waters of that part of the South Pacific Ocean adjacent to Bouddi National Park, enclosed within the following boundaries: commencing at the intersection of the mean high water mark at longitude 151°22.858'E at Gerrin Point, the eastern headland of Bullimah Beach, then along a line drawn generally north-easterly along the mean high water mark on the foreshore of Bouddi National Park, to the intersection of the mean high water mark and longitude 151°25.024'E at Bombi Point, then along a line bearing 135 degrees for 402 metres to a point at or near the coordinate 33°31.548'S, 151°25.208'E then along a line bearing 239 degrees for 1327 metres to a point at or near the coordinate 33°31.917'S, 151°24.482'E, then along a line bearing 258 degrees for 2534 metres to a point at or near the coordinate 33°32.171'S, 151°22.858'E, then along a line bearing 360 degrees for 402 metres to the point of commencement. The GPS coordinates used in this description the boundaries of the closure are given in degrees and decimal minutes using the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA 94). Note the boundary for this closure is denoted on 1:25,000 series Topographic Map 'Broken Bay 9130-1-N' published by Land & Property Information NSW.

In this notification

The provisions of this fishing closure in respect of endorsement holders in the Ocean Hauling Fishery, Ocean Trap and Line Fishery, Ocean Trawl Fishery and Estuary General Fishery have effect despite any provision in the Fisheries Management (Ocean Hauling Share Management Plan) Regulation 2006, Fisheries Management (Ocean Trap and Line Share Management Plan) Regulation 2006, Fisheries Management (Ocean Trawl Share Management Plan) Regulation 2006 or the Fisheries Management (Estuary General Share Management Plan) Regulation 2006 respectively. This prohibition will be effective for a period of five (5) years from the date of publication of this notification in the NSW Government Gazette, unless sooner amended or revoked.

Dated this 28th day of January 2015

KATRINA ANN HODGKINSON, MP
Minister for Primary Industries
Note: A fishing closure prohibiting fishing activities by recreational fishers for the marine extension of Bouddi National Park was published in Gazette No. 82 on 3 October 2014 at page 3348.