Fisheries Act Commencement Order 1996


Fisheries Act Commencement Order 1996


This order is administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.

PURSUANT to section 1(2) of the Fisheries Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order may be cited as the Fisheries Act Commencement Order 1996.

2 Commencement of sections 354 and 355 of Fisheries Act 1996


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 brings into force, on 23 August 1996, sections 354 and 355 of the Fisheries Act 1996.

Section 354 is the provision that allows the making of regulations prescribing transitional and savings matters relating to the coming into force of the remainder of the Act.

Section 355 provides for the expiry of that regulation-making power by 30 September 2000 at the latest.

These are the first 2 provisions of the Fisheries Act 1996 to be brought into force, as a preliminary to bringing the substantive provisions of that Act into force.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 22 August 1996.