Part 5A: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 17 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).
Heading: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 17 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).
(1) The functions of the Minister in relation to the conservation and management of sports fish and game shall be—
(a) to approve policies and management plans for sports fish and game, and their habitats:
(b) to recommend to the Governor-General the making of any necessary Orders in Council under section 2(3):
(c) to define not more than 12 regions for the purposes of this Part, by notice in the Gazette; and the Minister may in like manner—
(i) alter the boundaries of any region by including any defined area in the region, or by excluding any defined area from the region and including that area in any other region:
(ii) abolish any region and include any part or parts of that region in any other region:
(d) to establish, by notice in the Gazette, rules for the conduct of the meetings of the New Zealand Fish and Game Council, and model rules for the conduct of Fish and Game Council meetings; and any such rules may in like manner be amended or revoked:
(e) to approve annual operational work plans or provisions in such plans relating to the management of those species of sports fish or game for which there is no management plan.
(2) The Minister shall have all such powers as are reasonably necessary or expedient to enable the Minister to carry out the Minister's functions under this section.
Section 26A: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 17 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).