This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Freshwater Fish Farming Regulations 1983 as follows:
•regulation 3 omits the reference to provisional licences from the definition of licence:
•regulations 4 and 9 revoke regulations 4(4) and 21A of the principal regulations, which relate to the farming of marron:
•regulation 5 revokes regulation 7 of the principal regulations, which relates to the issue of provisional licences by the chief executive:
•regulation 6 adds subclauses (4) and (5) to regulation 10 of the principal regulations to allow a licensee to request the Minister to cancel his or her fish-farm licence:
•regulation 7 amends subclauses (2), (3), and (4) of regulation 17 of the principal regulations by omitting the reference to, and the requirement to consult with, the fish and game councils:
•regulation 8 substitutes new regulation 18(2) to remove the 28-day time limit on the release or transfer of salmon with the written authority of the chief executive:
•regulation 10 substitutes subclauses (2) and (3) of regulation 24 of the principal regulations and the new provisions require the licensee to make returns at the discretion of the chief executive.