Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1993
13 (1) No person shall fish with a gill net unless the gill net is marked in accordance with this section.
(2) A buoy floating on the surface of the water shall be attached to each end of every gill net that is not attached to a vessel.
(3) Where a gill net is used in commercial fishing for salmon,
(a) the buoys referred to in subsection (2) shall be orange in colour and at least 125 cm in circumference; and
(b) the end of the gill net that is not attached to a vessel shall be marked with a lantern that gives a steady white light during the period beginning one hour after sunset and ending one hour before sunrise.
(4) Where a gill net is used in commercial fishing for roe herring,
(a) the buoys referred to in subsection (2) shall be at least 125 cm in circumference;
(b) all buoys that are attached to the gill net shall be of the same colour; and
(c) the validation tab issued with the licence under which the gill net is being used shall be attached to a buoy that is attached to one end of the gill net.
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