Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 45, November 6, 2023
Section 7:25-18.6 - Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permit(a) An individual utilizing a drifting, staked or anchored gill net in that portion of Delaware Bay or its tributaries defined as the area east of the New Jersey-Delaware boundary enclosed by a line from Cape Henlopen, Delaware to Cape May Point Light, New Jersey and the "southwest line" as defined in 50:3-11 shall have a commercial or non-commercial gill net permit for each gill net license in their possession. The person shall have the permit on his or her person at all times while fishing in that portion of Delaware Bay or its tributaries defined in this subsection.(b) For a period of 60 days following June 3, 1991, Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits shall be issued in accordance with 7:25-18.5.(c) No new Delaware Bay commercial or non-commercial gill net permits shall be issued after August 2, 1991 until the combined number of Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits falls below either 800 for staked or anchored gill nets or 200 for drifting gill nets.(d) An individual possessing a Delaware Bay Gill Net Permit shall obtain the number of gill net licenses authorized by the Delaware Bay Gill Net Permit in each calendar year. Failure to do so will result in the number of nets authorized by the permit being reduced to the number of net licenses actually obtained in that calendar year beginning in 1994, or in the event no licenses are purchased, invalidation of the permit immediately following the end of that calendar year.
N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-18.6 New Rule, R.1991 d.278, effective 6/3/1991.
See: 22 New Jersey Register 1311(a), 23 New Jersey Register 1792(a).
Amended by R.2004 d.20, effective 1/5/2004.
See: 35 New Jersey Register 4224(b), 36 New Jersey Register 174(b).
In (c), deleted ", except as provided in (c)1 below" following "drifting grill nets" in the introductory paragraph and deleted 1.