(Inshore Trawling, Netting and Dredging) (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Regulations 2017
Made 4th July 2017
Coming into force 11th
THE STATES, in pursuance of Articles 2, 5 and 29 of the Sea Fisheries
(Jersey) Law 1994, have made the following
1 Regulations 6, 6A and 7 substituted
For Regulation 6, 6A and 7 of the Sea Fisheries (Inshore
Trawling, Netting and Dredging) (Jersey) Regulations 2001 there shall be substituted
the following Regulations –
restrictions on the use of fishing nets
is prohibited to use a beach set net except as specified by an Order made by
Minister may by an Order –
(a) specify a person or a class of person who may use a beach
set net; or
(b) specify the times or places that such persons or classes of
persons may use such beach set nets.
is prohibited to use a beach set net at a time, in an area or by a person or
class of persons that has been specified under paragraph (2) unless –
(a) it has a mesh size of at least 110 mm, or such larger
size that the Minister may specify by an Order;
(b) it is below the half-tide mark and amongst rocks situated no
more than 120 metres apart, or such other distance that the Minister may
specify by an Order;
is marked at either end and at 10 metre intervals over its entire length
with a buoy, float or other identification mark each with a diameter or width
of at least 10 cm;
(d) the marks at either end of the beach set net are indelibly
marked with the owner’s contact details; and
(e) the maximum length of net set on the beach at any one time
by the owner is 100 metres or such other length that the Minister may
specify by an Order.
is prohibited to use passive gear other than a beach set net where the depth of
the sea is less than 130 cm or such other depth that the Minister may
specify by an Order.
is prohibited to use a peg or a stake on a beach to hold a beach set net.
is prohibited to use a beach set net at a time or place or by a person or class
of persons specified by an Order made under Regulation 6(1) unless the
requirements of paragraph (2) are met.
person using a beach set net for more than 96 hours must move that beach
set net to another location within each 96 hour period.
the purposes of paragraph (2) –
beach set net is moved to another location only if each part of that beach set
net is located in a different place to where that part was located immediately
prior to the move;
(b) each 96 hour period shall be measured from the time the
beach set net is first used and, thereafter, from each time it is moved to
another location; and
(c) a person uses a beach set net throughout any period of time
whether or not the person abandons the beach set net during that period.
Minister may by an Order specify a different maximum period for the purposes of
paragraphs (2) and (3)(b).”.
These Regulations may be cited as the Sea Fisheries (Inshore
Trawling, Netting and Dredging) (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey)
Regulations 2017 and shall come into force 7 days after they are
Deputy Greffier of the States