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									          GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                                              OF THE

              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
N$2.80                                 WINDHOEK - 2 February 2004                                                                       No.3141

                                                            CONTENTS
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GOVERNMENT NOTICES

No. 11    Designation of persons to perform certain functions in terms of the Inland Fisheries
          Resources Act, 2003 ...........................................................................................................            1

No. 12    Amendment of the Inland Fisheries Resources Regulations: Inland Fisheries Resources
          Act, 2003 ...........................................................................................................................      2
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                                        Government Notices

             MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

No. 11                                                                                                                                            2004

DESIGNATION OF PERSONS TO PERFORM CERTAIN FUNCTIONS IN TERMS
         OF THE INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES ACT, 2003

Under section 1(2) of the Inland Fisheries Resources Act, 2003 (Act No. 1 of 2003), I
designate the officer stipulated in column 1 of the Schedule of the regional council listed
in column 2, to perform the functions mentioned in column 3 of that Schedule.


A. IYAMBO
MINISTER OF FISHERIES
AND MARINE RESOURCES                                                                                 Windhoek, 19 January 2004
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                                               SCHEDULE

                Column 1                        Column 2                           Column 3

Designated officer                     Regional Council                Functions designated


    The Regional Officer appointed     Khomas regional council         (a) Receiving applications for and
    under section 23(1)(a) of the      Kunene regional council             issuing of recreational fishing
    Regional Councils Act, 1992        Omusati regional council            licences.
    (Act No. 22 of 1992) and any       Oshana regional council
    officer directed by the regional   Ohangwena regional council      (b) Receiving applications for and
    officer, under subsection (3) of   Oshikoto regional council           issuing the certificates of
    that section, to perform the       Okavango regional council           registration of nets.
    functions set out in column 3      Caprivi regional council
    of this Schedule.                  Erongo regional council         (c) Receiving applications for and
                                       Otjozondjupa regional council       issuing of licences to use the
                                       Omaheke regional council            recreational fishing charter
                                       Hardap regional council             boat.
                                       Karas regional council



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                 MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

No. 12                                                                                               2004

     AMENDMENT OF THE INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS:
               INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES ACT, 2003

The Minister responsible for Inland Fisheries has under section 29 of the Inland Fisheries
Resources Act, 2003 (Act No. 1 of 2003), made the regulations set out in the Schedule.


A. IYAMBO
MINISTER RESPONSIBLE
FOR INLAND FISHERIES                                                    Windhoek, 19 January 2004

                                               SCHEDULE

     1.     In these regulations “the Regulations” means the Inland Fisheries Resources
Regulations promulgated under Government Notice No. 118 of 6 June 2003.

Amendment of regulation 1 of the Regulations

          2.      Regulation 1 of the Regulations is amended -

          (a)     by the insertion after the definition of “hook and line” of the following
                  definition:

       “ “Oshanas” means shallow, often vegetated, interconnected channels and pans
with gradients in which water accumulates, moves or stands depending on the amount of
rainfall;”; and

          (b)     by the insertion after the definition of “recreational fishing charter boat” of
                  the following definition:

          “ “recreational fishing licence” means a licence issued in terms of regulation 25;”.
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Amendment of regulation 3 of the Regulations

       3.     Subregulation (2) of regulation 3 of the Regulations is amended by the
substitution for that subregulation of the following subregulation:

      “(2) Every application submitted in terms of subregulation (1) must be signed
by the applicant.”.

Amendment of the Regulations by the substitution for the words “regional council”
or “Regional Council” of the words “designated officer”

       4.    The Regulations is amended by the substitution for the words “regional
council” or “Regional Council” wherever it appears in regulations 2, 3(3), 9, 10 and 25,
of the words “ designated officer ”.

Amendment of the Regulations by the substitution for the words “recreational
licence” of the words “recreational fishing licence”

      5.     The Regulations is amended by the substitution for the word “recreational
licence” wherever it appears in regulations 24, 25, 27, 29, 30, 32, 35 and 42 of the words
“recreational fishing licence”.

Amendment of regulation 18 of the Regulations

      6.     Regulation 18 of the Regulations is amended by the substitution for that
regulation of the following regulations 18:

      “Mesh size of gill nets

            18. A gill net shall not be set within 100 metres of another net and the
      mesh size thereof shall not be less than-

             (a)    76 mm in the Zambezi River system;
             (b)    76 mm in the Kunene River;
             (c)    45 mm in the Kavango River; and
             (d)    25 mm in the Oshanas.”.

Amendment of regulation 26 of the Regulations

      7.     Regulation 26 of the Regulations is amended by the substitution for that
regulation of the following regulation 26:

            “A recreational fishing licence is valid for a period of one month from the
      date of issue.”.

Amendment of regulation 28 of the Regulations

      8.     Regulation 28 of the Regulations is amended by the substitution for that
regulation of the following regulation 28:

      “ Fees for recreational fishing licences

             28. The following fees are payable, by the applicant for a recreational
      fishing licence:

             (a)    Namibians and permanent residents
                    of Namibia:                            N$ 14,20 a month; and

             (b)    Non-Namibians:                         N$ 28,40 a month.”.
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Amendment of regulation 31 of the Regulations

      9.     Regulation 31 of the Regulations is amended by the substitution for that
regulation of the following regulation 31:

       “Size limit

       31.   An angler may not possess-

       (a)   a Tiger fish or Hydrocynus vittatus less than 40 cm in length;
       (b)   a Sharptooth catfish or Clarias gariepinus less than 41 cm in length;
       (c)   a Greenhead tilapia or Oreochromis macrochir less than 20 cm in length;
       (d)   a Three spot tilapia or Oreochromis andersonnii less than 30 cm in length;
       (e)   a Nembwe or Serranochromis robustus less than 30 cm in length;
       (f)   a Silver catfish or Schilbe intermedius less than 15 cm in length;
       (g)   a Banded tilapia or Tilapia sparrmanii less than 13 cm in length;
       (h)   a Redbreast tilapia or Tilapia rentalli less than 20 cm in length;
       (i)   an African pike or Hepsetus odoe less than 28 cm in length;
       (j)   a Purpleface largemouth or Serranochromis macrocephalus not less than
             20 cm in length;
       (k)   a Humpback largemouth or Serranochomis altus not less than 25 cm in
             length;
       (l)   Thinface largemouth or Serranochomis angusticeps not less than 25 cm in
             length;
       (m)   a Blunttooth catfish or Gloria ngamensis not less than 37 cm in length;
       (n)   a Green happy or Sargochromis codringtonii not less than 24 cm in length;
       (o)   a Pink happy or Sargochromis giardi not less than 36 cm in length;
       (p)   a Longfin largemouth or Serranochromis longimanus not less than 16 cm
             in length;
       (q)   a Brownspot largemouth or Serranochromis thumbergi not less than 30 cm
             in length;
       (r)   a Rainbow happy or Sargochromis carlottae not less than 20 cm in length;
       (s)   a Orange River mudfish or Labeo capensis not less than 20 cm in length;
       (t)   a Moggel or Lapbeo umbratus not less than 28 cm in length;
       (u)   a Smallmouth yellowfish or Barbus aeneus not less than 21 cm in length;
             and
       (v)   a Largemouth yellowfish or Labeobarbus kimberlyensis not less than 30
             cm in length.”.

Amendment of regulation 33 of the Regulations

      10. Regulation 33 of the Regulations is amended by the substitution for that
regulation of the following regulation 33:

       “Application for and issuing of a licence to use a recreational fishing charter
boat

             33. (1) An application for a licence to use a recreational fishing charter
       boat must be completed on a form, which substantially corresponds with Annexure
       E.

              (2) The completed application form referred to in subregulation (1) must
       be submitted together with an application fee of N$ 50.00 to the designated officer
       of the area within which the licence to use a recreational fishing charter boat is
       sought.

             (3) On receipt of the application referred to in subregulation (1), the
       designated officer concerned must consider the application and either -

             (a)     grant the application; or
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                (b)    refuse the application and give reasons for such refusal.”.

Insertion of regulation 33A

      11. The Regulations is amended by the insertion after regulation 33 of the
following regulation 33A:

      “Issuing of recreational fishing charter boat licence

       33A. (1) The designated officer concerned must, where an application made
in terms of subregulation (1) of regulation 33 is approved, issue to the applicant a licence
to use the recreational fishing charter boat, which licence must correspond substantially
with Annexure F.

      (2)       A licence issued by the designated officer is valid for a period of one year.”.

Amendment of regulation 42 of the Regulations

     12. The Regulations is amended by the deletion of the following offence
enumerated in the table to regulation 42(1):

“
Regulation 33     Failure by a owner to sign his or her   N$900,00 or imprisonment for a period not
                  recreational charter boat licence       exceeding three months


                                                                                                      .”.
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Amendment of Annexures to the Regulations

       13. (1) The Regulations is amended by the substitution for Annexure A of
the following Annexure A:

“
                                                        ANNEXURE A




                              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
                  MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

                 INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS, 2003

              APPLICATION FORM FOR THE REGISTRATION OF NETS


New Application:                                                                           Renewal:


                                      (Please mark with X in the correct box)


Year:                                                                                      Date:


Name of the applicant: ......................................................................................................

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ...........................................................

Nationality or citizenship: .................................................................................................

Postal address: ....................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

Residential address: ............................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

Telephone numbers: ....................................Facsimile: ....................................................

Business address:...............................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

Telephone numbers: ................................... Facsimile: ....................................................

Area of license: .................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................
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Length of the net: ..............................................................................................................

Strand Diameter of stretched mesh: ..................................................................................

Height of the net: ........................................ Number of net [s].........................................

Mesh size of the net: .........................................................................................................

Signature of the issuing authority: .....................................................................................


                                         Declaration By The Applicant

I, the undersigned, declare that the information supplied in this application is to the
best of my knowledge and belief true and correct.

__________________                              _____________________                            _________________
       Signature                                       Place                                            Date

                                                                                                                             .”.
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      (2) The Regulations is amended by the substitution for Annexure B of the fol-
lowing Annexure B:

“
                                                        ANNEXURE B




                              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
                  MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

                 INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS, 2003

                                    CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

Name of owner: ................................................................................................................
(Indicate the name of the licence holder)

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ...........................................................

Full address of owner: .......................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

Registration number of net: ...............................................................................................

Licence valid from: .........................to: ..............................................................................

Length of net: .....................................................................................................................

Strand diameter of stretched mesh: ...................................................................................

Height of net: ......................................................................................................................

Mesh size of the net: ..........................................................................................................

Particulars of Issuing Authority:

Name: ................................................................................................................................

Postal address: ....................................................................................................................

Telephone number: ............................... Facsimile: .............................................................

Date of issue: ..................................... Place of issue: .........................................................


Stamp and signature of issuing authority:




                                                                                                                                       .”.
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      (3) The Regulations is amended by the substitution for Annexure C of the
following Annexure C:

“
                                                        ANNEXURE C




                              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
                  MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

                 INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS, 2003

       APPLICATION FORM FOR A RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENCE


New application:                                                                            Renewal:


                                      (Please mark with X in the correct box)

Name of applicant: ............................................................................................................

Residential address of applicant: .......................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

Telephone number of applicant: .........................................................................................

Citizenship: .......................................................................................................................

Business address of applicant: ...........................................................................................

............................................................................................................................................

Telephone number of applicant: ........................................................................................

Date of application: ...........................................................................................................

Name of angling club of affiliation: ...................................................................................

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ...........................................................

                                              Declaration by the applicant

I, the undersigned declare that the information supplied in this application is to the
best of my knowledge and belief true and correct.

__________________                                  ________________                                     _________________
       Signature                                           Place                                                Date

                                                                                                                                        .”.
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      (4) The Regulations is amended by the substitution for Annexure D of the
following Annexure D:

“
                                                        ANNEXURE D




                              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
                  MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

                 INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS, 2003


                                  RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENCE



Name of license holder: ....................................................................................................

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ...........................................................

Residential address of the licence holder: .........................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

License number: ................................................................................................................

Name of issuing authority: ................................................................................................

Address of issuing authority: ............................................................................................

Telephone number of issuing authority: ...........................................................................

Stamp and signature of the issuing authority:




Signature of the licence holder: .........................................................................................

Licence valid from: ........................................ to: .............................................................

                                                                                                                                       .”.
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      (5) The Regulations is amended by the substitution for Annexure E of the
following Annexure E:

“

                                                        ANNEXURE E




                              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
                  MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

                 INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS, 2003


                           APPLICATION FOR
         LICENCE TO USE A RECREATIONAL FISHING CHARTER BOAT



New Application:                                                                            Renewal:


                                      (Please mark with X in the correct box)



Year:                                                                                       Date:


Name of the applicant: .......................................................................................................

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ...........................................................

Postal address: ....................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................

Nationality or Citizenship: .................................................................................................

Residential address: .............................................................................................................

............................................................................................................................................

Telephone number: ......................................Facsimile: ......................................................

Business address: ...............................................................................................................

............................................................................................................................................

Telephone number: .....................................Facsimile: .......................................................

Area of license: ..................................................................................................................
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Name of boat: .....................................................................................................................

Country of registration: ......................................................................................................

Registration number of the boat: ........................................................................................

Date of construction of boat: ..........................................Horse power: ...........................hp

Length overall: .............................. m ...............Gross registered tonnes: .....................GRT

Owner (if the applicant is not the owner): .........................................................................

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ............................................................

Postal address: ....................................................................................................................

Business or residential address: .........................................................................................

Telephone number: ............................................ Facsimile: ................................................

Country of residence: .........................................................................................................

Nationality or citizenship: .................................................................................................

                                           Declaration by the applicant


I, the undersigned declare that the information supplied in this application is to the
best of my knowledge and belief correct and true.




____________________                             ______________________                            _________________
       Signature                                        Place                                             Date



Signature and stamp of the issuing authority:




                                                                                                                                .”.
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      (6) The Regulations is amended by the substitution for Annexure F of the
following Annexure F:

“

                                                        ANNEXURE F




                              REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
                  MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES

                 INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES REGULATIONS, 2003


      LICENCE TO USE THE RECREATIONAL FISHING CHARTER BOAT


Name of owner or operator: ..............................................................................................

State whether the applicant is the owner or operator: .......................................................

Residential address .............................................................................................................

Identity, passport or permanent residency number: ............................................................

Sex:.....................................................................................................................................

Telephone number: ...........................................................................................................

Business address: ................................................................................................................

............................................................................................................................................

Telephone number: .............................................................................................................

Company registration number: ..................................... Facsimile: ...................................

Licence number: .................................................................................................................

Licence valid from: .................................................. to: ......................................................

Name of boat: .....................................................................................................................

The registration number of the boat: ..................................................................................

Country where the boat is registered: ................................................................................



Owner: _____________________                                     _________________                       _________________
            Signature                                                   Place                                   Date
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Signature and stamp of the issuing authority:....................................................................




                                                                                                             .”.

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