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Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1993

Version of section 60 from 2022-09-27 to 2024-05-01:

  •  (1) For the purposes of this section,

    depth

    depth, in respect of a purse seine, means the sum total of the mesh sizes of all meshes in a perpendicular row of meshes from the corkline to the lead line; (chute)

    length

    length, in respect of a purse seine, means the aggregate total length of the seine corkline and any lead attached to it and includes any part of the seine corkline on the net drum of the vessel from which it is being used. (longueur)

  • (2) No person shall fish for salmon with a purse seine that

    • (a) has a mesh size of less than 70 mm;

    • (b) is less than 270 m in length; or

    • (c) is less than 20 m in depth.

  • (3) No person shall fish for salmon in any Area other than Area 20 with a purse seine that is more than

    • (a) 400 m in length; or

    • (b) 52 m in depth.

  • (4) No person shall fish for salmon in Area 20 with a purse seine that is more than

    • (a) 550 m in length; or

    • (b) 80 m in depth.

  • SOR/2022-196, s. 22(F)

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