2. Quota for southern bluefin tuna imposed---The principal regulations
are hereby amended by revoking regulation 4, and substituting the
``4. (1) Subject to subclause (2) of this regulation, a quota of 420
greenweight tonnes is hereby imposed on the taking of southern bluefin
tuna in any fishing year to which these regulations apply.
``(2) For the fishing year commencing on the 1st day of October 1995
and ending on the 30th day of September 1996 the quota for southern
bluefin tuna shall be 404.73 greenweight tonnes.
``(3) As soon as practicable on becoming aware that the quota for
southern bluefin tuna for any fishing year has been reached, the chief
executive of the Ministry shall notify each holder of a fishing permit
that authorises its holder to take southern bluefin tuna of that fact in
Clerk of the Executive Council.