Antarctic Marine Living Resources Amendment Act 1999

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Amendment Act 1999

Public Act1999 No 104
Date of assent8 September 1999

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Antarctic Marine Living Resources Amendment Act 1999, and is part of the Antarctic Marine Living Resources Act 1981 (the Principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

    This Act came into force, as from 1 May 2001, pursuant to clause 2 Antarctic Marine Living Resources Amendment Act Commencement Order 2001 (SR 2001/37).

2 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the expression Fisheries Act 1908 wherever it occurs, and substituting in each case the expression Fisheries Act 1996.

    (2) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of the term Inspector of Sea Fishing, and substituting the following definition:

    Inspector means a person who is a high seas fishery inspector by virtue of section 113Q of the Fisheries Act 1996

    (3) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the definition of the term New Zealand fisheries waters, the following definition:

    New Zealand national means—

    • (a) A New Zealand citizen; or

    • (b) A person who is ordinarily resident in New Zealand, within the meaning of section 4 of the Fisheries Act 1996; or

    • (c) A body corporate established by or under New Zealand law:

3 Offence to take marine organism without permit
  • Section 7(2)(b) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the word citizen, and substituting the word national.

4 Inspectors and Special Inspectors
  • Section 8 of the principal Act is repealed.

5 Powers of search
  • Section 9(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the expression Fisheries Act 1908, and substituting the expression Fisheries Act 1996.

6 Offences and penalties
  • Section 13(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words or Special Inspector in both places where they occur.

7 Regulations
  • Section 17(a) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words and Special Inspectors.