Wildlife Amendment Act (No 2) 1996

Wildlife Amendment Act (No 2) 1996

Public Act1996 No 151
Date of assent2 September 1996


This Act is administered in the Department of [Conservation]

An Act to amend the Wildlife Act 1953

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Wildlife Amendment Act (No 2) 1996, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Wildlife Act 1953 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Regulations
  • This section inserted s 72(3A) and (3B) of the principal Act.

3 Validation of fees
  • Notwithstanding anything in section 72 of the Wildlife Act 1953, all fees and other amounts collected during the period commencing on the 1st day of April 1955 and ending with the date of commencement of this section in respect of any licence issued in accordance with the Wildlife Regulations 1955 are hereby declared to be and always to have been lawful and to have been lawfully collected, and any such fees or other amounts that have not been paid before that date of commencement are declared to be lawfully payable.