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Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2019

Made                                                                                                         30th July 2019

Coming into force                                                                            6th August 2019

THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT makes this Order under Articles 2(4B) and 29 of the Sea Fisheries (Jersey) Law 1994[1] and Regulations 5 and 5A of the Sea Fisheries (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Regulations 1998[2] –

1        Period during which fishing for protected spider crabs is restricted

The specified period for the purposes of Regulations 5(2) and 5A(1) of the Sea Fisheries (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Regulations 1998[3] is the period beginning at 00.01 hours on Sunday 1st September 2019 and ending at 23.59 hours on Tuesday 15th October 2019.

2        Area in which use of passive gear is restricted

The specified area of the territorial sea for the purposes of Regulation 5A(1) of the Sea Fisheries (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Regulations 1998[4] is the area which would be bounded by lines drawn –

(a)     in the sequence set out in the Schedule; and

(b)     between and by reference to the co-ordinate points also set out in the Schedule and determined in accordance with the World Geodetic System 1984.

3        Repeal of the Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2018

The Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2018[5] is repealed.

4        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2019 and comes into force 7 days after the day on which it is made.

Deputy G.C.U. Guida of St. Lawrence

for and on behalf of

Minister for the Environment


 SCHEDULE

(Article 2)

DELINEATION OF AREA

From a point to the south of Jersey where the UK/France median line is intersected by the meridian of longitude 02°20.00 west, eastwards along the median line until it is intersected by the meridian of longitude 01°55.00 west;

thence north-eastwards along that meridian until it is intersected by the meridian of longitude of 02°00.08 west;

thence southwards along that meridian to a point 49°16.95 north, 02°00.08 west;

thence south-eastwards along a line being 3 nautical miles from the baseline from which the territorial sea around Jersey is measured to a point 49°05.12 north, 02°02.08 west;

thence southwards along the latter meridian of longitude to a point 49°04.47 north, 02°02.08 west;

thence north-westwards along a line being 3 nautical miles measured from the baseline from which the territorial sea around Jersey is measured to a point 49°12.44 north, 02°19.65 west;

thence westwards to a point 49°12.44 north, 02°24.68 west situated on a line being 6 nautical miles measured from the baseline from which the territorial sea around Jersey is measured;

thence south-eastwards along that line until it is intersected by the meridian of longitude 02°20.00 west;

thence southwards along that meridian to the starting point.

 




[1]                                     chapter 14.825

[2]                                     chapter 14.825.80

[3]                                     chapter 14.825.80

[4]                                     chapter 14.825.80

[5]                                     R&O.83/2018 (chapter 14.825.87)


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