Nomination for Category Z Licence Eligibility

ZA-GREEN SEA URCHIN | ZC-RED SEA URCHIN | ZD-SEA CUCUMBER | ZF-EUPHAUSIID | ZN-ROCKFISH

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I / We  

Full Legal Name of Nominator (Declarer)

Of  

Street Address

 

 

 

City Province Postal Code

 

 

 

Telephone Date of Birth (YY/MM/DD)  

Hereby Solemly Declare:

  1. THAT according to Department of Fisheries and Oceans records, I/We are eligible for a licence eligibility, identified as , , .
  2. THAT I/WE have no further intention to apply for this licence eligibility.
  3. THAT I/WE request that the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans in his sole discretion give consideration to the establishment of the same type of licence eligibility to the following NOMINEE:

 

Print Full Legal Name of Nominee

 

Street Address

 

 

 

City Province Postal Code

 

 

 

Telephone Date of Birth (YY/MM/DD)  

FOR DFO USE ONLY:

 
Z
 
Signing Authority on File
 
FIN #

 

MVL
 
MBU Approval
 
Signing Authority on File
 
FIN

 

Commissioner Stamp Here

Industry is reminded that a person or a vessel holds an eligibility to apply for issuance of a licence. Licences are a privilege, not property, and are issued at the Minister’s discretion.

It is an offence under the Criminal Code Section 131 to make a false declaration.

 

 


Signature of Nominator (Declarer)

Printed Name of Nominator (Declarer)

Sworn before me at ____________________ in the Province of British Columbia this ____________ day of __________________, 20____________.

 


Signature
Commissioner for Taking Affidavits for British Columbia
 
Print Name
 
Registry #
If registry number not indicated please report your full legal name, address, telephone number and occupation

FOR
DFO
USE
ONLY

     
Date Received Licence Office SEQ #
   
Accepted/Not Accepted by Date
 
Restrictions/Comments
 
Other Parties Notified

INFORMATION CONCERNING NOMINATIONS OF CATEGORY Z LICENCE ELIGIBILITIES

Category Z licence eligibility holders may complete this nomination form to indicate that they no longer intend to apply for the licence eligibility When such intent is stated, the Minister may consider issuance of the licence eligibility to the nominated party.

NOMINATION ACCEPTANCE BY SPECIES:

  • Euphausiid and Rockfish are accepted throughout the year.
  • Red Sea Urchin, Green Sea Urchin and Sea Cucumber are considered only prior to current year licence issue or after the individual quota has been achieved.
  • Other Licence eligibilities as required.

Nominations of communal commercial licenses held by Aboriginal bands are NOT accepted.

Nomination Requirements:

  • Nominations must be complete and submitted to a Pacific Fishery Licence Unit. There is no fee.
  • Nominations must clearly identify the licence eligibility to be nominated, including the MVL if applicable.
  • Nominations must be signed by the licence eligibility holder of record. The signature must be notarized.
  • If the licence eligibility holder is a company, the PFLU must have on record a copy of either a Confirmation of Signing Authorities or an Amendment to Confirmation of Signing Authorities form advising who the signing authorities for the company are. The Department does not accept Powers of Attorney.
  • Only one party may be nominated (an Individual or a Company). Multiple nominees will not be accepted.
  • Logbook/fish slip requirements must be met where applicable, either for the previous year or the current year to date.
  • Any current year licences and validation decals must be returned with the nomination.
  • If the nomination is accepted a letter confirming the acceptance will be sent to the Nominator and Nominee at the address on record with the PFLU, and agent where applicable.
  • A replacement licence may be issued for Euphausiid and Rockfish if the current year licence and validation tabs are returned with an application for licence issue signed by the nominated party. Area or option choice changes are not allowed. No additional fee is required.
  • If the nominated party wishes to change the fishing vessel to be used, an Application for Category Z Redesignation must be submitted. All redesignation requirements must be met.

Nominations may be submitted in person or by mail to any Pacific Fishery Licencing Unit (PFLU):
Please allow up to 10 working days for processing.

Please contact a Pacific Fishery Licence unit if you have any questions or wish additional information:

Vancouver
200-401 Burrard St
Vancouver BC V6C 3S4
604-666-0566

Nanaimo
60 Front St
Nanaimo BC V9R 5H7
250-754-0400

Prince Rupert
112-417 2nd Ave W
Prince Rupert BC V8J 1G8
250-627-3413

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Except Wednesdays 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

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