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Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 (SOR/86-21)

Regulations are current to 2022-11-16 and last amended on 2022-09-27. Previous Versions

PART XIMiscellaneous Provisions (continued)

 [Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 3]

 During the period April 15 to December 31, no person shall fish with a gill net or trap net in that portion of Pistolet Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador inside a straight line joining Latitude 51°33′06″N., Longitude 55°45′W., (Blackberry Point) to Latitude 51°33′08″N., Longitude 55°52′19″W., (Forest Point).

  • SOR/2017-58, s. 23

 During the period July 1 to August 30, no person shall fish with a gill net in the waters adjacent to King’s County, Prince Edward Island enclosed by the coastline of Prince Edward Island and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°26′22″62°45′36″
246°28′05″62°45′36″
346°28′05″62°41′44″
446°27′17″62°41′44″

 No person shall fish with a gill net within 50 m of the coastline of Richmond County, Nova Scotia, measured at normal low tide.

 No person shall, during the period June 1 to September 15, fish for groundfish from a vessel 10.67 m or more in overall length in the waters adjacent to the coast of Labrador enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
153°20′00″55°47′54″
253°20′00″55°44′45″
353°24′15″55°40′30″
453°33′00″55°43′54″
553°33′00″55°46′18″
653°26′15″56°02′06″
  • SOR/91-463, s. 1

Tending Fishing Gear

 No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 36
  • SOR/94-45, s. 4(F)
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 12(F)

PART XII[Repealed, SOR/93-337, s. 4]

 
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