Continental Shelf (Floating Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Installation Safety Zone) Regulations 1996

  • revoked
  • Continental Shelf (Floating Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Installation Safety Zone) Regulations 1996: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

Reprint
as at 6 November 2008

Continental Shelf (Floating Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Installation Safety Zone) Regulations 1996

(SR 1996/91)

  • Continental Shelf (Floating Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Installation Safety Zone) Regulations 1996: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


PURSUANT to section 8 of the Continental Shelf Act 1964, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Continental Shelf (Floating Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Installation Safety Zone) Regulations 1996.

    (2) These regulations shall come into force on the 3rd day of June 1996.

2 Interpretation
  • In these regulations—

    Installation means the floating production, storage, and off-loading installation situated over the position 39° 39′ 24″ S 173° 18′ 26″ E

    Ship has the meaning given to that term by the Maritime Transport Act 1994.

3 Establishment of safety zone
  • There is hereby established a safety zone extending to a distance of 500m measured from each point of the outer edge of the installation.

4 Entry of ships prohibited
  • (1) The entry of ships (other than ships engaged in constructing or servicing the installation or loading product from the installation) into the safety zone established by regulation 3 of these regulations is hereby prohibited.

    (2) Every person for the time being in charge of any ship which enters the safety zone in contravention of subclause (1) of this regulation commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.

    (3) Notwithstanding the provisions of these regulations, it is a defence to a prosecution under these regulations if the entry of the ship into the safety zone to which the prosecution relates was made necessary by force majeure or for the purpose of saving life or a ship in distress.

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 3 June 1996, establish a safety zone around the floating production, storage, and off-loading installation installed off the Taranaki coast and prohibit the entry of ships (other than ships engaged in constructing or servicing the installation or loading product from the installation) into the safety zone.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 9 May 1996.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Continental Shelf (Floating Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Installation Safety Zone) Regulations 1996. It incorporates all the amendments to the regulations as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3