Title: Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No.18 of 1998): Consultation on the Intention to Amend the Regulations for the Protection of Wild Abalone, 2008
Gazette reference: GN 3653 in GG 48923 of 7 July 2023
Deadline for comments: 6 August 2023
On 7 July 2023, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment published, for public comment, her intention to amend the Regulations for the Protection of Wild Abalone (Haliotis) in terms of sections 77(1)(b) and 2(y) of the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998.
Annexure 1 to the Regulations would be amended as follows:
- The substitution of paragraph 2 of Annexure 1 for the following paragraph:
“2. Quion Point to Struisbaai Harbour breakwater (from the end of the breakwater at coordinates (-34.585339; 19.338947) along the coast to Struisbaai Harbour breakwater at coordinates (-34.799223; 20.059544), extending 2 nautical miles seaward from the high water mark.”
The period for public comments on the Amended Regulations has closed.