Freshwater Fish Farming Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001

2001/275

Freshwater Fish Farming Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 297 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
  • (1) These regulations are the Freshwater Fish Farming Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001.

    (2) In these regulations, the Freshwater Fish Farming Regulations 19831 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 October 2001.

3 Offences
  • Regulation 35 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking subclause (2), and substituting the following subclause:

    • (2) Every person who commits an offence against—

      • (a) these regulations (other than regulation 25(1) or (3)) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000:

      • (b) regulation 25(1) or (3) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $100,000.

4 Revocation
  • The Freshwater Fish Farming Regulations 1983, Amendment No 3 (SR 1991/205) are revoked.

Martin Bell,

Acting for 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 1 October 2001, amend the Freshwater Fish Farming Regulations 1983 by increasing the penalty from $10,000 to $100,000 for contravening certain requirements relating to maintaining records.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 September 2001.


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