Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977

  • This version was replaced on 2 May 2017 to make a correction to section 6A(2)(b) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
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Reprint as at 15 December 2005

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Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977

Public Act
 
1977 No 28
Date of assent
 
26 September 1977
Commencement
 
see section 1

Act name: amended, on 1 August 1996, by section 5(1) of the Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 74).

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Contents

Title
1Short Title and commencement
2Interpretation
3The territorial sea
4Internal waters
5Baseline of territorial sea
6Baseline of territorial sea adjacent to bay
6AStraight baselines
7Bed of territorial sea and internal waters vested in Crown [Repealed]
8Regulations in territorial sea
8AThe contiguous zone
9The exclusive economic zone
10Seas in zone to be New Zealand fisheries waters
11Calculation of total allowable catch [Repealed]
12Calculation of allowable catch by foreign fishing craft [Repealed]
13Apportionment of allowable catch for foreign fishing craft [Repealed]
14Prohibition of operation of unauthorised foreign fishing craft in zone [Repealed]
15Grant of licences [Repealed]
16Renewal of licences [Repealed]
17Variation of licences [Repealed]
18Fees and royalties [Repealed]
19Licensing offences [Repealed]
20Suspension and cancellation of licences [Repealed]
21Review by courts [Repealed]
22Fisheries regulations [Repealed]
23Fishing for research, experimental, and sporting purposes [Repealed]
24Apprehension of offenders [Repealed]
25Security for release of foreign fishing craft [Repealed]
26Administrative penalties for minor fisheries offences [Repealed]
27General regulations in zone
28General provisions as to offences in zone
29Interim and transitional measures [Repealed]
30Modifications to give effect to international agreement
31Official charts
32Onus of proof in respect of certain offences
32ACertificates as evidence [Repealed]
33Amendments, repeal, and savings
Reprint notes

An Act to make provision with respect to the territorial sea and the contiguous zone of New Zealand; and to establish an exclusive economic zone of New Zealand adjacent to the territorial sea, and in the exercise of the sovereign rights of New Zealand to make provision for the exploration and exploitation, and conservation and management, of the resources of the zone; and for matters connected with those purposes

Title: amended, on 1 August 1996, by section 5(2) of the Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 74).