59 Chief executive may declare exclusion zones for ships


The chief executive may declare an exclusion zone around a ship if—


the chief executive—


considers it necessary for the maintenance of effective security for that ship following consultation with the master; and


has consulted the chief executives of—


the New Zealand Police; and


the New Zealand Customs Service; and


the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry; and


the department of State that, with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of the Immigration Act 2009; and


the Ministry of Health; and


any other department of State whose operations may, in the opinion of the chief executive, be affected by the action; and


has consulted the local—


harbourmaster; and


port facility operator; and


medical officer of health; and


that ship is—


berthed in port or is at an anchorage; or


moored at a buoy; or


in the approaches to a port.


If the chief executive makes a declaration under subsection (1), the chief executive must notify the master, the port facility security officer, the port facility operator, and the harbourmaster by the means of communication, whether or not of a permanent nature, that the chief executive considers appropriate in the circumstances.

Section 59(1)(a)(ii)(D): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).