Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2017

Made                                                                          9th August 2017

Coming into force                                                     16th August 2017

THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, in pursuance of Articles 2(4B) and 29 of the Sea Fisheries (Jersey) Law 1994[1] and of Regulations 5 and 5A of the Sea Fisheries (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Regulations 1998[2], orders as follows –

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 is the period beginning at 00.01 hours on Friday 1st September 2017 and ending at 23.59 hours on Sunday 15th October 2017.

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 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        Revocation of Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2016

The Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2016[3] is revoked.

4        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Sea Fisheries (Spider Crabs – Restrictions on Fishing) (Jersey) Order 2017 and shall come into force 7 days after it is made.

deputy s.g. luce of st. martin

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]                                    R&O.92/2016 (chapter 14.825.87)


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