Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations 1997

1997/290

Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations 1997


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


PURSUANT to section 89 of the Fisheries Act 1983 and section 297 of the Fisheries Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations 1997, and are part of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Regulations 19901 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

2 Interpretation
  • Regulation 2 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the definition of source documents, the following definition:

    Weight means the net weight in kilograms of the relevant fish, aquatic life, or seaweed.

3 Records to be kept by commercial fishers
  • Regulation 4(b) of the principal regulations is amended by revoking subparagraph (v), and substituting the following subparagraph:

    • (v) The weight, the greenweight (if required to be calculated for the purposes of the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 19902) and unit price (if any) of the fish:.

4 Purchase invoices
  • Regulation 13(3) of the principal regulations is amended by revoking paragraph (d), and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (d) The species, landed state, weight, greenweight (if required to be calculated for the purposes of the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 19903), and unit price (if any) of the fish:.

5 Annual inventory returns
6 Offences
  • Regulation 28(1) of the principal regulations is amended by revoking paragraph (b).

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 28 days after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Regulations 1990 to—

  • (a) Maintain consistency with the newly amended Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 1990 in relation to the recording and reporting of weights (regulations 2 to 4); and


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 6 November 1997.


  • 1 SR 1990/219

  • 2 SR 1990/214

  • 3 SR 1990/214