N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-18.7 - Eligibility for Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits during the 60 days following June 3, 1991

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) To be eligible for a Type A Delaware Bay commercial gill net permit during the 60-day period following June 3, 1991 allowing the use or possession on the waters of the Delaware Bay or its tributaries of no more than the maximum number of gill nets of the same type for which the applicant held valid New Jersey gill net licenses in any one calendar year during the period of January 1, 1985 through September 6, 1990 but no more than four drifting gill net permits and/or 25 staked or anchored gill net permits, the applicant shall, as part of the applicant's application for a commercial gill net permit:
1. Document that the applicant sold a minimum of 5,000 pounds of fish or 250 bushels of crabs or any combination thereof where one bushel of crabs is equal to 20 pounds of fish in any one year from 1985 through 1990; and
2. Provide a copy of a valid New Jersey gill net license(s) held by the applicant in any one calendar year from January 1, 1985 through September 6, 1990 for each gill net permit requested.
(b) To be eligible for a Type B Delaware Bay commercial gill net permit during the 60-day period following June 3, 1991 allowing the use or possession on the waters of the Delaware Bay or its tributaries of no more than two drifting gill nets and/or up to six staked or anchored gill nets, the applicant shall, as part of the applicant's application for a commercial gill net permit document that the applicant sold a minimum of 5,000 pounds of fish or 250 bushels of crabs or any combination thereof where one bushel of crabs is equal to 20 pounds of fish in any one year from 1985 through 1990.
(c) To comply with the requirement that to be eligible for a Delaware Bay commercial gill net permit under (a) or (b) above an applicant shall have sold a minimum of 5,000 pounds of fish or 250 bushels of crabs or any combination thereof where one bushel of crabs is equal to 20 pounds of fish in any one year from 1985 through 1990, an applicant shall include as part of the applicant's application:
1. Weigh-out slips issued to the applicant by a wholesaler(s) that acquired fish from the applicant establishing that the applicant sold 5,000 pounds of fish or 250 bushels of crabs or any combination thereof where one bushel of crabs is equal to 20 pounds of fish in any one of the five years; or
2. Notarized statements of wholesaler(s) that the wholesaler(s) records establish that the applicant sold 5,000 pounds of fish or 250 bushels of crabs or any combination thereof where one bushel of crabs is equal to 20 pounds of fish in any one of the five years and that such records are available for inspection by the Division.
(d) An individual who does not meet any of the requirements in (a) or (b) above may apply for a maximum of two Delaware Bay non-commercial gill net permits during the 60-day period following June 3, 1991. The Delaware Bay non-commercial gill net permits shall allow the holder to use in or possess on the waters of Delaware Bay or its tributaries no more than one drifting gill net not to exceed 360 feet in length or two staked or anchored gill nets not to exceed 180 feet in length each.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-18.7
New Rule, R.1991 d.278, effective 6/3/1991.
See: 22 New Jersey Register 1311(a), 23 New Jersey Register 1792(a).

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