Conservation (Natural Heritage Protection) Act 2013

Conservation (Natural Heritage Protection) Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 89
Date of assent24 October 2013
Commencementsee section 2

Contents

1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Amendments to Conservation Act 1987

3 Principal Act

4 Section 27A amended (Nga Whenua Rahui kawenata)

5 Section 39 amended (Other offences in respect of conservation areas)

6 New sections 43C and 43D inserted

7 Section 44 replaced (Penalties)

8 Section 48 amended (Regulations)

Part 2
Amendments to National Parks Act 1980

9 Principal Act

10 Section 56 amended (Bylaws)

11 Section 60 amended (Offences in parks)

12 New sections 69A and 69B inserted

13 Section 70 replaced (Penalty for offences)

Part 3
Amendments to Reserves Act 1977

14 Principal Act

15 New sections 102A and 102B inserted

16 Sections 103 and 104 replaced

17 Section 123 amended (Regulations)

Part 4
Amendments to Wildlife Act 1953

18 Principal Act

19 Section 9 amended (Wildlife sanctuaries)

20 Section 14 amended (Wildlife refuges)

21 Section 14A amended (Wildlife management reserves)

22 Section 53 amended (Director-General may authorise taking or killing of wildlife for certain purposes)

23 Section 59 amended (Entry on land for purposes of Act)

24 Section 61 amended (Person in pursuit of wildlife to comply with demand by authorised officer)

25 Section 64 amended (Offences in relation to wildlife sanctuaries)

26 Section 65 amended (Other offences)

27 Section 66 amended (Offenders to give name and address to rangers, etc)

28 Section 67 amended (Penalties for offences in respect of marine wildlife)

29 Section 67A amended (Penalties for offences in respect of absolutely protected wildlife)

30 Section 67B replaced (Penalty for offence of liberating wildlife)

31 Section 67D amended (Penalty for offence of obstructing ranger)

32 Section 67F amended (Penalties for other offences)

33 New section 67I inserted (Penalties for offences committed for commercial gain or reward)

34 Section 72 amended (Regulations)

Part 5
Amendments to Wild Animal Control Act 1977

35 Principal Act

36 Section 39 amended (Penalties)

37 New sections 39A and 39B inserted

Part 6
Amendments to Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978

38 Principal Act

39 Section 9 amended (Offence to take marine mammal without permit)

40 Section 16 amended (Reporting of accidental death or injury)

41 Section 23 amended (Offences and penalties)

42 New section 23A inserted (Penalties for offences committed for commercial gain or reward)

43 New section 26A inserted (Sentence of community work)

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: