Fisheries Amendment Act 2008

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Fisheries Amendment Act 2008

Public Act2008 No 11
Date of assent26 March 2008
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Fisheries Amendment Act 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
4 Determination that stock or species be subject to quota management system
  • Section 17B(5)(b) is amended by repealing subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) and substituting the following subparagraphs:

    • (ii) the moratorium on the issue of fishing permits for that stock or species under section 93 ceases to apply with effect on and from the first day of the fishing year for that stock or species that follows the date of that notification; and

    • (iii) the stock or species concerned must be removed from Schedule 4C from the first day of that fishing year following the date of the notification, and the notice must amend Schedule 4C (including any appropriate consequential amendments) accordingly.

5 Matters to be included in notice under section 18
6 Notification of eligibility to receive provisional catch history
  • Section 35(3) is amended by repealing paragraph (a) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (a) that eligibility for provisional catch history for the stock has been determined and notified under subsection (2); and.

7 Certain notices to have status of regulations
  • Section 303(2) is amended—

    • (a) by inserting 186ZE, after 186Q,:

    • (b) by inserting 265A, after 188,.


Legislative history

13 March 2008Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 147–1) by committee of the whole House, third reading
26 March 2008Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.