Fisheries Act 1996

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1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Fisheries Act 1996.

(2)

Subject to subsection (3), this Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and different dates may be so appointed by 1 or more Orders in Council for different provisions and different purposes.

(2A)

Despite subsection (2), sections 56, 57, 58, 62, and 358 come into force on 1 October 1999.

(3)

Sections 332 and 333 shall come into force on 1 March 1997.

Section 1(2): section 314(1)(e) brought into force for all purposes, on 11 July 2002, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 2002 (SR 2002/167).

Section 1(2): sections 17, 20–24, 42, 43, 50, 59–61, 66, 67, 68, 72, 74, 76, 80–89, 91–93, 94, 96–98, 102–108, 110–113, 124, 127–130, 132–138, 139, 140, 141–152, 153–166, 168–173, 191, 192, 193–198, 199–217, 219–222, 229–239, 241, 244, 245, 247–254, 256–260, 314(1)(d), (f), (g), (j)–(n), (q), (r), (t)–(v), (y)–(zd), (zf)–(zj), (zl), (zn), (2), (4), 319–321,323, 325, 326, 328, 331(1)–(3), 336, 339, 344, 345, 347, 348–352, 357, 359, Schedules 5, 6, and 7, and Parts 4–6 and 8 of Schedule 12 brought into force, on 1 October 2001, by clause 2(4) of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/179).

Section 1(2): section 337 brought into force, on 30 September 2001, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/179).

Section 1(2): section 343 brought into force, on 30 September 2001, by clause 2(3) of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 2001 (SR 2001/38).

Section 1(2): section 342 brought into force, on 1 September 2001, by clause 2(2) of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 2001 (SR 2001/38).

Section 1(2): sections 77 and 77A brought into force, on 1 August 2001, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/179).

Section 1(2): sections 18, 19, 75, 75A, 75B, 113A, Part 6A, sections 299A, 362, and Schedules 1A and 11 brought into force on 1 May 2001, by clause 2(1) of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 2001 (SR 2001/38).

Section 1(2): section 67B, Part 12, sections 228, 314(1)(w), 341, and Schedule 4 brought into force, on 1 October 2000, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 2000 (SR 2000/182).

Section 1(2): section 314(1)(zo) and (3) brought into force, on 1 December 1999, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act 1996 Commencement Order 1999 (SR 1999/380).

Section 1(2): sections 312 and 313 brought into force, on 1 October 1998, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 1998 (SR 1998/251).

Section 1(2): sections 30–41, 44–49, 51–55, Part 7, sections 283–293, 356, 363, 364, and Part 9 of Schedule 12 brought into force, on 1 October 1997, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order (No 2) 1997 (SR 1997/171).

Section 1(2): section 369 and Part 4 of Schedule 9 brought into force, on 1 April 1997, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 1997 (SR 1997/40).

Section 1(2): Parts 1, 2, 3, and 9, sections 187–190, Part 14, sections 276–282, 294–311, 314(1)(h), (i), (o), (p), (s), (ze), (zk), (zm), 316–318, 322, 324, 327, 329, 330, 334, 335, 353, 360, 361, 365–368, 370, Schedules 1, 2, and 3, Parts 1–3 of Schedule 9, Schedule 10, and Parts 1–3 and 7 of Schedule 12 brought into force, on 1 October 1996, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order (No 2) 1996 (SR 1996/255).

Section 1(2): sections 354 and 355 brought into force, on 23 August 1996, by clause 2 of the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 1996 (SR 1996/235).

Section 1(2A): inserted, on 9 September 1999, by section 1(5) of the Fisheries Act 1996 Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 101).