Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2002

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Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2002


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
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 11 July 2002.

3 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, in their appropriate order, in the table that relates to the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/188), the following items:

    ProvisionDescription of offenceFee ($)
    r 6(3A)In the case of a catch landing return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between the 16th and 20th days after the last day of the fishing trip (both days inclusive)400
    r 6(3A)In the case of a catch landing return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between 6 days and 1 calendar month after the date it was due (both dates inclusive)750
    r 6(3A)In the case of a catch landing return due not later than 15 days after the last day of the calendar month, providing the return between the 16th and the 20th days after the last day of the calendar month (both days inclusive)400
    r 6(3A)In the case of a catch landing return due not later than 15 days after the last day of the calendar month, providing the return between the 21st day of that month and the 15th day of the following month (both days inclusive)750
    r 6(4)Failing to provide a nil catch landing return400
    r 11(3)In the case of a trawl catch, effort, and processing return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between the 16th and 20th days after the last day of the fishing trip (both days inclusive)400
    r 11(3)In the case of a trawl catch, effort, and processing return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between 6 days and 1 calendar month after the date it was due (both dates inclusive)750
    r 12(3)In the case of a squid jigging catch effort return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between the 16th and 20th days after the last day of the fishing trip (both days inclusive)400
    r 12(3)In the case of a squid jigging catch effort return due not later than the 15th day after the last day of the fishing trip, providing the return between 6 days and 1 calendar month after the date it was due (both dates inclusive)750
    r 13(3)In the case of a tuna longlining catch effort return due not later than 15 days after the last day of the calendar month, providing the return between the 16th and 20th days after the last day of the calendar month (both days inclusive)400
    r 13(3)In the case of a tuna longlining catch effort return due not later than 15 days after the last day of the calendar month, providing the return between the 21st day of that month and the 15th day of the following month (both days inclusive)750
    r 20(4)Failing to carry out an audit of a newly licensed fish receiver after the date it was due but not more than 1 calendar month after the date it was due400

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 11 July 2002, prescribe new infringement offences and infringement fees for the purposes of the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 June 2002.


  • 1 SR 2001/316