In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—
Administrator means the Administrator of Tokelau
Agency means the body or person authorised pursuant to the Treaty to issue a regional fishery licence
driftnet means a gillnet or any other net—
(b) engaging in any activity relating to the taking of any fish, including (inter alia) any activity involving the preparation, supply, storage, refrigeration, transportation, or processing of any fish; or
fishing craft means any vessel, aircraft, hovercraft, submersible craft, or other craft, of whatever size, that is capable of being used for fishing
foreign fishing craft means any fishing craft that is not a Tokelauan fishing craft
New Zealand Government ship means a ship that belongs to Her Majesty or is held by any person on behalf of or for the benefit of Her Majesty; but does not include a ship that is set aside for or used by the New Zealand Armed Forces
owner, in relation to a fishing craft, includes any body of persons, whether incorporated or not, by whom the craft is owned, and any charterer, sub-charterer, lessee, or sub-lessee of the craft
regional fishery licence means a licence issued by the Agency pursuant to the Treaty
Tokelauan fishing craft means a fishing craft in which no person who is not a Tokelauan has any legal or equitable interest (except by way of security only for any advance made by such a person to the owner)
the Treaty means the Treaty on Fisheries Between the Governments of Certain Pacific Island States and the Government of the United States of America, done at Port Moresby on 2 April 1987; and includes the Annexes and Schedules of the Treaty
Expressions defined in the Act have the same meaning in these regulations.
Regulation 2 driftnet: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by regulation 2 of the Tokelau (Exclusive Economic Zone) Fishing Regulations 1988, Amendment No 1 (SR 1989/268).