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FISHERIES REGULATION 2008 No. 83 - SECT 519

519 Use of set mesh nets in and near Hervey Bay

(1) A set mesh net may be used in offshore waters of Hervey Bay within the following boundary--

• from the southern bank of Baffle Creek east to longitude 153&#deg; east
• along longitude 153&#deg; east to Fraser Island near Sandy Point
• to Dayman Point
• along the shore to the southern bank of Baffle Creek.

(2) A set mesh net must not be longer than 600m and must have a mesh size of at least 88mm.

(3) A set mesh net used south of a line from the southern bank of the Elliott River east to longitude 153&#deg; east must be made of monofilament no more than 0.65mm in diameter and must not be more than 33 meshes deep.

(4) A set mesh net must not be used in waters of Hervey Bay within the following boundary between 4p.m. and 4a.m. from 1 July to 31 October--

• from the southern bank of Theodolite Creek east to longitude 152&#deg;40' east
• to the southern bank of O'Regan Creek
• along the shore to the southern bank of Theodolite Creek.

(5) A person using a set mesh net north of a line from the southern bank of the Elliott River east to longitude 153&#deg; east is not required to be within 100m of the net.



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