(a) Each year, the Director of the Department shall issue a proclamation establishing the following for the taking of fish and shellfish:

(1) Seasons,

(2) Area and gear restrictions,

(3) License and permit fees, and

(4) Harvest limits.

(b) Annual proclamations shall be effective beginning on January 1st through December 31st of each year, or until superseded by further proclamation of the Director.

(c) Copies of the current proclamation will be made available at the Department office in Fagatogo.

(d) The failure of the Department to issue an annual proclamation does not invalidate any existing administrative rules.

History: DMWR regs., eff 3 Aug 95; Rule 02-12, eff 1 Nov 12.

Amendments: 2012, renumbering.