Freshwater Fish Farming Amendment Regulations 2001

2001/154

Freshwater Fish Farming Amendment Regulations 2001


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to sections 89 and 91 of the Fisheries Act 1983 and sections 297 and 301 of the Fisheries Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Interpretation
  • Regulation 2 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking the definition of authorised officer, and substituting the following definition:

    authorised officer means a person or officer—

    • (a) with the appropriate specialist qualifications; and

    • (b) appointed in writing by the chief executive.

4 Records to be maintained
  • Regulation 25(2) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, before the word officer in the first place where it occurs, the word authorised.

5 Preventive or remedial action
  • Regulation 27(1)(b) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, before the word officer, the word authorised.

6 Obstructing officer
  • Regulation 34 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the word Officer, and substituting the words officer or authorised officer.

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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Freshwater Fish Farming Regulations 1983

The amendments allow for people other than officers to enforce certain regulations, provided they have appropriate specialist qualifications and are appointed in writing by the chief executive.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 June 2001.


  • 1 SR 1983/278