(1) The marine species listed in Schedule 7A are hereby declared to be animals.
(2) The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council,—
(a) include, in Schedule 7A, the name of any marine species not for the time being listed in that schedule:
(b) omit, from Schedule 7A, the name of any marine species for the time being listed in that schedule.
(3) Any such Order in Council may be expressed to operate throughout New Zealand or New Zealand fisheries waters or such parts thereof, and for such period or periods, as may be specified.
Section 7BA: inserted, on 1 October 1996, by section 316(1) of the Fisheries Act 1996 (1996 No 88).