Fisheries (Expiry of Southern Scallop Levy Provisions) Order 1996

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Fisheries (Expiry of Southern Scallop Levy Provisions) Order 1996

Pursuant to section 10 of the Fisheries Amendment Act 1995 and to section 89(1)(ib) of the Fisheries Act 1983, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order may be cited as the Fisheries (Expiry of Southern Scallop Levy Provisions) Order 1996.

2 Expiry of section 28ZZG of Fisheries Act 1983
  • Section 28ZZG of the Fisheries Act 1983 (as inserted by section 13 of the Fisheries Amendment Act (No 2) 1992) shall expire with the close of 14 August 1996.

3 Consequential amendment to Fisheries (Challenger Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986
  • (1) The Fisheries (Challenger Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986 are hereby amended by revoking regulation 15A with effect from the close of 14 August 1996.

    (2) The following regulations are hereby consequentially revoked with effect from the close of 14 August 1996:

    • (a) Regulation 3 of the Fisheries (Challenger Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986, Amendment No 13 (SR 1992/321):

    • (b) Regulation 8 of the Fisheries (Challenger Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986, Amendment No 14 (SR 1993/281).

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order—

  • (i) Provides for the expiry of section 28ZZG of the Fisheries Act 1983, which currently provides for the imposition of levies on the Southern Scallop Fishery by way of regulations made under section 89 of that Act; and

  • (ii) Revokes the regulation that actually imposes the levy (regulation 15A of the Fisheries (Challenger Area Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986).

The southern scallop levy is now to be imposed by way of an order made under the Commodity Levies Act 1990see the Commodity Levies (Southern Scallops) Order 1996.

The new levy system takes effect from 15 August 1996, with section 28ZZG being made to expire with the close of 14 August 1996.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 July 1996.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.