Wildlife Regulations 1955

Reprint as at 1 July 2013

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Wildlife Regulations 1955

(SR 1955/28)

C W M Norrie, Governor-General

Order in Council

At the Government Buildings at Wellington this 21st day of March 1955

Present:
The Right Hon S G Holland presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Conservation.

Pursuant to the Wildlife Act 1953, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Regulations

Part 1 Preliminary

1

(1)

These regulations may be cited as the Wildlife Regulations 1955.

(2)

These regulations shall come into force on 1 April 1955.

2 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Wildlife Act 1953

fish and game region means a region established by notice in the Gazette under section 26A of the Conservation Act 1987

issuing agent means a person authorised by a society to issue licences under these regulations

licence means a licence to hunt or kill game issued in accordance with these regulations and a notice in the Gazette.

Expressions defined in the Act have the meanings so defined.

Regulation 2 heading: inserted, on 14 March 1996, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1995, Amendment No 12 (SR 1996/12).

Regulation 2 adult: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 2(2) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

Regulation 2 child: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 2(2) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

Regulation 2 fish and game region: inserted, on 14 March 1996, by regulation 2(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 12 (SR 1996/12).

Regulation 2 junior: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 2(2) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

Regulation 2 licence: inserted, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 2(1) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

Regulation 2 young adult: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 2(2) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

3

These regulations are divided into Parts as follows:

Part 1—Preliminary (regulations 1 to 3)

Part 2—Licences and licence fees (regulations 4 to 17)

Part 3—Restrictions on methods of taking game (regulations 18 to 21)

Part 4—Freezing chambers and canneries (regulations 22 to 27)

Part 5—Taxidermists (regulations 28 to 32)

Part 6—Export of animals and birds (regulation 33)

Part 7—Use of birdlime (regulations 34 to 36)

Part 8—Liberation and marking of wildlife (regulations 37 to 39A)

Part 9—Acclimatisation districts and societies (regulations 40 to 43)

Part 10—General (regulations 43A to 46)

Part 2 Licences and licence fees

4
[Revoked]

Regulation 4: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 6(a) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

5 Availability of licences
[Revoked]

Regulation 5: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 6(a) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

6 Applicant to furnish particulars

Every applicant for a licence shall furnish his or her true full name and usual address to the person to whom the application is made.

Regulation 6 heading: inserted, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 3 of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

Regulation 6: amended, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 3 of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

7

Every licence shall before issue be signed by the issuing agent by whom the licence is issued or by some person authorised by him or her to sign on his or her behalf.

8 Requirements for valid licence

(1)

No licence shall be valid unless—

(a)

it has been completed in accordance with regulation 7; and

(b)

it is in the proper form; and

(c)

subject to subclause (3), it has been signed by the applicant; and

(d)

where required by the Minister, a game bird habitat stamp supplied in accordance with the New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Stamp Regulations 1993 or with a notice in the Gazette has been affixed to the licence.

(2)

The applicant shall, when the conditions in subclause (1) have been complied with, become the licence holder for the purposes of the Act and of these regulations.

(3)

A licence issued under regulation 7 that has not yet been received by the applicant will nevertheless be treated as having been signed by the applicant and the applicant shall be deemed to be the licence holder provided that, on every occasion when required by any authorised person to produce the licence, the applicant produces identification showing his or her true name, place of residence, and signature.

Regulation 8: replaced, on 14 March 1996, by regulation 4 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 12 (SR 1996/12).

Regulation 8(1)(a): amended, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 4(a) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

Regulation 8(1)(d): replaced, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 4(b) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

9

(1)

Where any person commits a breach of the Act or of these regulations or of any notification by the Minister under the Act, the court in its discretion may, in addition to imposing a fine, declare void and of no effect any licence of that person, and the convicted person shall in such a case forthwith surrender the licence to the court.

(2)

The court in its discretion may also, in addition to any other penalty, make an order prohibiting the issue of a licence to that person for any period not exceeding 2 years, and the person in respect of whom any such order is made shall not apply for or otherwise obtain any licence during that period. Any licence obtained by any such person during that period shall be void and of no effect.

10

Any society may accept and cancel any licence which it has issued under these regulations, and may thereupon refund to the former holder of the licence the whole or any part of the fee paid therefor, where in the sole discretion of that society there appear to be reasonable and adequate grounds for so doing.

11

Any society, on proof to its satisfaction that a licence has been lost or mutilated and, in the case of mutilation, on surrender of the licence to the society, may without fee issue a new licence in replacement of the licence. Every such new licence shall bear an endorsement that it is in replacement of the original licence so lost or mutilated and shall have the same force and effect as the original licence.

12

Where under the provisions of section 61(2) of the Act any person purporting to be the holder of a licence under these regulations has produced the licence to an authorised person (as defined in section 61(3) of the Act), he or she shall, if required by that authorised person, make and give legibly and clearly a specimen signature for comparison with the signature of the holder as shown on the licence.

13 Forms and classes of licences

(1)

Licences to hunt or kill game must be in the forms and for the classes fixed by notice in the Gazette.

(2)

It is lawful for a society to issue a complimentary licence where this has been approved of by the society, or to issue a licence to any person for either no fee or at such reduced fee as the society may approve when adequate compassionate grounds are shown. The annual report of each society must include a list of persons to whom complimentary licences were issued during the year of the report.

Regulation 13: replaced, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 5(1) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

14 Levies payable to Councils of North and South Island Acclimatisation Societies

(1)

Every North Island society shall pay to the Council of the North Island Acclimatisation Societies and every South Island society shall pay to the Council of the South Island Acclimatisation Societies such sum as may be determined by a resolution of each of those councils and approved by the Minister, being a sum levied in respect of each licence issued by the society for fee under these regulations.

(2)

All levies approved under subclause (1) shall be paid not later than 2 months after the end of the season for which the licence was issued.

Regulation 14: replaced, on 1 April 1978, by regulation 4 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 9 (SR 1978/73).

15

For the purposes of research or of such other purposes as the Director-General decides there shall be paid by each Island Council into a Crown Bank Account out of the money paid to the Council under regulation 14 such sum as the Director-General decides after consultation with the council concerned. All such sums shall be paid not later than 3 months after the close of the financial year of the Island Council concerned.

Regulation 15: amended, on 25 January 2005, pursuant to section 83(7) of the Public Finance Act 1989 (1989 No 44).

Regulation 15: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

16

All licence fees paid to any society under these regulations shall form part of the funds of the society and may be applied only for the purposes specified in section 33 of the Act.

17

Subject to the provisions of section 109(2) of the Public Revenues Act 1953, all fines recovered under the Act or these regulations on the information of an officer of any society other than the Department shall be paid into and form part of the funds of the society, and may be applied only for the purposes specified in section 33 of the Act.

Part 3 Restrictions on methods of taking game

18 Artificial decoys

(1)

No person shall use any artificial decoy for the purpose of hunting or killing game, unless that decoy is securely anchored.

(2)

No person shall place any artificial decoy within 50 metres of any other artificial decoy already set out by any other person.

(3)

Every person using artificial decoys shall prevent any of them coming within 50 metres of any other artificial decoys already set out by any other person in conformity with subclauses (1) and (2).

Regulation 18 heading: inserted, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

Regulation 18(2): amended, on 19 January 1973, by regulation 4(1)(a) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 7 (SR 1973/3).

Regulation 18(3): amended, on 19 January 1973, by regulation 4(1)(a) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 7 (SR 1973/3).

Regulation 18(3): amended, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

18A

No person shall use with any shotgun used for the purpose of hunting or killing of game any cartridge containing any shot greater in size than size BB.

Regulation 18A: inserted, on 2 May 1962, by regulation 4 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/55).

19

No person shall hunt or kill game while occupying any stand, hide, shelter, maimai, mudhole, loo, louvre, or position (hereinafter referred to as a stand) which has been duly claimed by any other licence holder in accordance with the following provisions:

(a)

a stand may be claimed by planting thereon, subsequent to such time on such day as is decided by the society, of a stake having either a board or identifying label attached having plainly marked thereon the name and address of the claimant and the number of his or her licence and such additional tag or marker (if any) containing such other particulars as is decided by the society:

(b)

no person shall claim more than 1 stand:

(c)

no stand shall be claimed within 90 metres of a stand which has already been duly claimed by any other person, except with the consent of the last mentioned person:

provided that any stand not occupied by the claimant within 1 hour after the opening hour of shooting in that district as prescribed by the Minister’s notification may be occupied on that day by any other licence holder:

provided further that nothing in this regulation shall be deemed to affect in any way whatsoever the rights of the occupier of the land as defined in section 19(4) of the Act.

Regulation 19(a): replaced, on 9 April 1965, by regulation 3 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 3 (SR 1965/54).

Regulation 19(c): amended, on 19 January 1973, by regulation 4(1)(b) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 7 (SR 1973/3).

19A Power of societies to grant prior rights to stands

Notwithstanding anything in regulation 19, where the society decides a time and day for the purposes of paragraph (a) of that regulation with respect to any open season, it may also decide that any licence holder who in the immediately preceding open season duly claimed and occupied a stand in accordance with the provisions of that regulation shall have the prior right to claim that stand in accordance with the provisions of that regulation before any other person, if he or she is present at the stand at the time and on the day so decided or at such earlier time as the society determines.

Regulation 19A: inserted, on 9 April 1965, by regulation 4 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 3 (SR 1965/54).

Regulation 19A heading: inserted, on 22 March 1990, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 11 (SR 1990/29).

Regulation 19A: amended, on 22 March 1990, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 11 (SR 1990/29).

20

No person other than the occupier of the land shall shoot within 90 metres of a lawfully occupied stand, except with the consent of the occupier of that stand.

Regulation 20: replaced, on 2 May 1962, by regulation 5 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/55).

Regulation 20: amended, on 19 January 1973, by regulation 4(1)(c) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 7 (SR 1973/3).

21

For the purposes of section 18(1)(c)(iii) of the Act, the magazine of every shotgun having a magazine of any kind and used for hunting or killing game shall be so adjusted that the magazine is incapable of holding more than 1 shell, as follows:

(a)

in the case of an automatic or semi-automatic or auto-loading shotgun with a tubular magazine—

(i)

by inserting a metal or wooden filler at the muzzle end of the magazine of such dimensions that it cannot be removed without prior removal of a metal pin set transversely through the magazine and riveted at both ends; or

(ia)

by inserting at the muzzle end of the magazine a metal or wooden filler that cannot be removed without the prior removal of a metal cap, inserted in the magazine tube above the magazine-spring retaining clip and below the end of the magazine tube, and soldered, sweated, or brazed to the magazine tube in at least 2 diametrically opposed points; or

(ii)

by inserting a metal pin set transversely through the magazine and riveted at both ends:

(b)

in the case of a repeating shotgun with a tubular magazine—

(i)

by inserting a metal or wooden filler at the muzzle end of the magazine of such dimensions that it cannot be removed without the prior removal of a metal pin set transversely through the magazine and riveted at both ends; or

(ii)

by inserting at the muzzle end of the magazine a metal or wooden filler that cannot be removed without the prior removal of a metal cap, inserted in the magazine tube above the magazine-spring retaining clip and below the end of the magazine tube, and soldered, sweated, or brazed to the magazine tube in at least 2 diametrically opposed points:

(c)

in the case of a repeating shotgun with a box magazine, by inserting a metal pin riveted at both ends and set transversely across and through the magazine:

(d)

in the case of a shotgun of any type other than those specified in paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) having a magazine of any kind, the magazine shall be rendered incapable of holding more than 1 shell by a method which will not allow of a change in the field.

Regulation 21: amended, on 14 May 1965, by regulation 2(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 4 (SR 1965/70).

Regulation 21(a)(ia): inserted, on 2 May 1962, by regulation 6(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/55).

Regulation 21(b): replaced, on 2 May 1962, by regulation 6(2) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/55).

Regulation 21(d): replaced, on 14 May 1965, by regulation 2(2) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 4 (SR 1965/70).

Part 4 Freezing chambers and canneries

[Revoked]

Part 4: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

22
[Revoked]

Regulation 22: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

23
[Revoked]

Regulation 23: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

24
[Revoked]

Regulation 24: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

25
[Revoked]

Regulation 25: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

26
[Revoked]

Regulation 26: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

27
[Revoked]

Regulation 27: revoked, on 13 December 1971, by regulation 3(1) of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270).

Part 5 Taxidermists

28

No person acting as a taxidermist (either as a profession or as a casual occupation, whether for reward or not) shall mount, preserve, or cure, or have in his or her possession for mounting, preserving, or curing, any absolutely protected wildlife:

provided that any person may mount, preserve, or cure, or have in his or her possession for mounting, preserving, or curing, any absolutely protected wildlife delivered to him or her for those purposes by any person producing at the time of delivery to the taxidermist a permit signed by the Director-General authorising the person producing the permit to have and retain that wildlife in his or her possession:

provided further that where any absolutely protected wildlife is delivered to any such taxidermist for any such purpose but no such permit is produced at the time of delivery, he or she shall place the wildlife in a freezing chamber and advise the Director-General and act upon the instructions of the Director-General as to its disposal. The Director-General may out of money appropriated by Parliament reimburse the taxidermist for any expenditure incurred by him or her.

Regulation 28 first proviso: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Regulation 28 second proviso: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

29

No person shall hold in possession for the purpose of mounting, preserving, or curing any wildlife included in Schedule 1 or Schedule 3 of the Act, unless the wildlife has been taken or killed in the open season only for that wildlife or under the written authority of the Director-General. That authority shall be retained by the person in possession of the wildlife, and shall be produced on demand to any officer of the Department.

Regulation 29: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

30

It shall be a defence to any prosecution under regulation 28 or regulation 29 that the person in possession of the wildlife had no control over the manner in which the wildlife came into his or her possession.

31

Every person so acting as a taxidermist shall keep a register in the form in Schedule 1, and in respect of any wildlife or part thereof deposited with him or her or in his or her possession shall enter therein the particulars specified in that schedule.

32

Every person so acting as a taxidermist with whom any absolutely protected wildlife or any wildlife included in Schedule 1 or Schedule 3 of the Act is deposited, or who has any such wildlife in his or her possession, shall whenever required furnish any ranger or other authorised officer of the Department or of any society with the particulars of any such wildlife deposited with him or her or in his or her possession, and shall permit any such ranger or authorised officer to inspect at all reasonable times any such wildlife or entries made in the register.

Part 6 Export of animals and birds

33

Application for authority to export any animal or bird or part thereof pursuant to section 56 of the Act shall be made to the Director-General in writing signed by the applicant, and shall contain the following particulars:

(a)

the species and numbers of animals, birds, or eggs, or the description and number of the parts, it is desired to export:

(b)

the district or area from which or the person from whom it is desired to obtain the animals, birds, or eggs, or parts of animals, birds, or eggs, or, in the event of the animals, birds, or eggs or parts thereof being already in the possession of the applicant, the authority under which they were obtained or held in possession:

(c)

the name of the person to whom and the country to which it is desired to export the animals, birds, or eggs or parts thereof:

(d)

the purpose for which the export is being made:

(e)

the port, aerodrome, or other place from which export is desired:

(f)

such other relevant particulars as the Director-General may require.

Regulation 33: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Regulation 33(f): amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Part 7 Use of birdlime

34

For the purpose of this Part the term birdlime includes all substances of a similar nature to birdlime, and also includes the substance commonly known as green birdlime.

35

Subject to the provisions of regulation 36, no person shall use birdlime for the purpose of hunting or killing or catching alive any wildlife or be in possession of or sell any birdlime.

36

It shall be a defence to any proceedings for a breach of regulation 35 if the defendant proves that the birdlime to which the charge relates is either the substance commonly known as green birdlime or is a substance manufactured solely for the purpose of preventing damage to fruit by insects, and in either case was—

(a)

in his or her possession for sale to occupiers of orchards; or

(b)

sold or agreed to be sold or offered for sale by him or her to the occupier of an orchard; or

(c)

in his or her possession as the occupier of an orchard and intended for use solely for the purpose of preventing damage to fruit by insects or (in the case of green birdlime) by birds.

Part 8 Liberation and marking of wildlife

37

In this Part the term mark includes any band, ring, clip, tag, or paint, or any other thing or method affixed or applied to any wildlife for the purpose of distinguishing any wildlife; and marked and marking have corresponding meanings.

38

No person, society, or organisation shall mark any wildlife, other than unprotected wildlife (being wildlife included in Schedule 5 of the Act), except with the prior written authority of the Director-General:

provided that a society or organisation so authorised may delegate that authority to members of the society or organisation.

Regulation 38: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

39

No person, society, or organisation shall liberate any game birds which have been reared in captivity unless the birds have been marked in accordance with such conditions as the Director-General imposes from time to time, or unless the Director-General has authorised the release of the birds without marking.

Regulation 39: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

39A

Except with the prior consent of the Director-General, no person, society, or organisation shall offer or give any bounty, reward, or other consideration for the return by any person of any mark placed on any wildlife by any person, society, or organisation.

Regulation 39A: inserted, on 1 April 1963, by regulation 7 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/55).

Regulation 39A: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Part 9 Acclimatisation districts and societies

40

The certificate of registration of a society issued under section 25(3) of the Act shall be in the form in Schedule 2.

41

Application for the Minister’s approval of new rules or of amendments or additions to existing rules of any society shall be addressed in writing to the Minister and shall be accompanied by 2 copies of the new rules or proposed amendment or addition to existing rules, duly authenticated by the signatures of the President or Chairman or other principal officer and of one member of the Council of the society and of the Director-General of the society, and sealed with the common seal of the society.

Regulation 41: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

42

The statement of accounts and balance sheet of a society referred to in section 34 of the Act shall be in the form in Schedule 3, so far as that form is applicable to the society.

43

Every society or other body which undertakes legal proceedings in respect of any breach of the Act or of these regulations or of any notification issued under the Act shall forthwith on the completion of the proceedings forward to the Director-General a statement of the circumstances giving rise to the proceedings and the result of the proceedings.

Regulation 43: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Part 10 General

43A Pollution of waters

(1)

No person shall cast or throw into any waters, or discharge or cause to be put or discharged into or placed on the bank or margin of any waters, or in a position where it is likely to fall or descend or be washed or percolate into any waters, any sawdust or sawmill refuse, lime (other than agricultural or slaked lime), sheep dip, flaxmill refuse, oil, chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide, or any other substance poisonous or injurious to wildlife or the food of wildlife.

(2)

In this regulation the term waters means any salt, brackish, or fresh waters in New Zealand, or on the coasts or bays thereof; and includes artificial waters.

(3)

Every person who contravenes subclause (1) commits an offence, and shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $2,000 and, if the offence is a continuing one, to a further fine not exceeding $20 for every day during which the offence continues.

Regulation 43A: inserted, on 6 March 1972, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 6 (SR 1972/30).

Regulation 43A(3): inserted, on 9 August 1979, by regulation 2 of the Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 10 (SR 1979/156).

44

Every person commits an offence who commits a breach of or fails to comply with any provision of these regulations, and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $100, in addition to any other penalty to which he or she may be liable.

Regulation 44: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

45

Where under section 68 of the Act the court directs that part of a fine shall be payable to an officer or employee of a society, that person shall hold the money in trust for the society and the society shall deal with that money—

(a)

for the purposes of defraying the costs of and incidental to the prosecution:

(b)

in accordance with the provisions of section 33 of the Act.

46

The regulations specified in Schedule 4 are hereby revoked.

Schedule 1 Taxidermist’s register

r 31

Number of entryName and address of depositorDate receivedDescription of wildlife depositedName and address of person to whom deliveredDate of delivery
 
 

Schedule 2 Certificate of registration of Acclimatisation Society

r 40

Pursuant to the Wildlife Act 1953 and the Wildlife Regulations 1955, the Minister of Conservation hereby certifies that the [name] Acclimatisation Society has been duly registered under the said Act as from [date]

Dated at [place, date]

Signature:
(Minister of Conservation)

Schedule 2: amended, on 1 April 1987, pursuant to section 65(7)(a) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Schedule 3 Form of income and expenditure accounts and balance sheet of acclimatisation societies

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Income and expenditure account for the year ended 31 August [year]
ExpenditureIncome
$$$$$$
Fisheries—Fisheries—
Purchase of ova and fry.Sale of licences:
Hatchery expenses—Whole season—No.
Wages.Adult male.
Other..Women’s.
Liberation expenses.Youths’.
Fish salvage—Boys’..
Wages.Half season—
Other expenses..Men.
Fisheries Pool Fund levy.Others..
Commission on sale of licences.Monthly—
Hatchery property—Men.
Rent and rates.Others..
Insurance.Weekly—
Maintenance..Men.
Angling reserves.Others..
Other expenses (specify)..Day.
Wildlife—Single river, etc—
Purchase game birds and eggs.Men.
Game farm expenses—Others..
Wages..
Other.Less research levy, 10%.
Liberation expenses...
.
Wildlife refuges and closed game areas—Sale of ova and fry.
Improvements, maintenance, etc.Fines.
Vermin destruction.Other receipts (specify)..
Commission on sale of licences..Wildlife—
Game farm property—Sale of licences: Number [specify] at [date].
Rent, rates, etc.Less 50c per licence levy..
Insurance.Sale of birds and eggs.
Maintenance..Fines.
Ranging and conservation—Reimbursement from Vermin Funds..
 
 
Wages and allowances.Other income—
Travelling expenses and allowances.Interest on deposits or investments.
Employers’ liability insurance.Rent.
Motor vehicles—Affiliation fees: Sub-societies.
Purchase.Other receipts (specify)..
Petrol, oil, maintenance..Total income—
Other expenses (specify).Excess of expenditure over income, to Accumulated Funds.
Administration and office expenses—
Secretary’s salary.
Other administrative salaries.
Superannuation contributions.
Office rent, rates, etc.
Office equipment.
Advertising and printing and stationery.
Insurance.
Legal charges.
Audit fee.
Administrative levies: Island Council.
Telephone rentals.
General office expenses.
Travelling expenses: Director-General, council, and staff.
Donations.
Other expenditure (specify)..
Total expenditure.
Surplus, to Accumulated Funds.
..
 
Balance sheet for the year ended 31 August [year]
$$$$
Sundry creditors.Land at hatchery (at cost).
Reserve Funds (if any).Land at game farm (at cost).
Accumulated funds, 1/9/[year].Hatchery buildings (at cost).
Add excess of income over expenditure..Less depreciation (%)..
Hatchery equipment (at cost).
Less depreciation (%)..
Stocks at game farm.
Motor cars (at cost).
Less depreciation (%).
Motor trucks (at cost).
Less depreciation (%).
Wildlife refugees (at cost).
Office furniture (at cost).
Less depreciation (%)..
Imprest account (if any).
Sundry debtors.
New Zealand Government stock: face value $[amount].
Cash at banks—
National Savings.
Post Office Savings Bank.
Bank.
In hand..
..
 

Schedule 3: amended, on 1 April 1987, by section 65(3) of the Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65).

Schedule 4 Regulations revoked

Animals Protection and Game Regulations 1939 (SR 1939/23)
Animals Protection and Game Regulations 1939, Amendment No 3 (SR 1946/76)
Animals Protection and Game Regulations 1939, Amendment No 6 (SR 1951/23)
Animals Protection and Game Regulations 1939, Amendment No 8 (SR 1954/59)
Birdlime Regulations 1939 (SR 1939/77)

Schedule 5 Licence fees

[Revoked]

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Schedule 5: revoked, on 1 October 1997, by regulation 6(a) of the Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178).

T J Sherrard,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 March 1955.

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4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

Wildlife Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/178)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 12 (SR 1996/12)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 11 (SR 1990/29)

Public Finance Act 1989 (1989 No 44): section 83(7)

Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65): section 65(3), (7)(a)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 10 (SR 1979/156)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 9 (SR 1978/73)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 7 (SR 1973/3)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 6 (SR 1972/30)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 5 (SR 1971/270)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 4 (SR 1965/70)

Wildlife Regulations 1955, Amendment No 3 (SR 1965/54)

Wildlife Regulations 1955 Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/55)