Fisheries (Toothfish Catch Documentation Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2003

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Fisheries (Toothfish Catch Documentation Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2003


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 297(1)(o) 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 31 March 2003.

3 Interpretation
  • (1) Regulation 4 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, before the definition of catch document, the following definition:

    authorised representative means a person for the time being appointed as an authorised representative for the purposes of regulations 6 and 8

    (2) Regulation 4 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting from the definition of catch document the expression Conservation Measure 170/XVIII adopted by the Commission in November 1999, and substituting the words the Conservation Measure.

    (3) Regulation 4 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the definition of Commission, the following definition:

    Conservation Measure means the Conservation Measure 170/XVIII adopted by the Commission in November 1999; and includes any amendment or modification of the Conservation Measure adopted by the Commission

4 Purpose
  • Regulation 5 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression Conservation Measure 170/XVIII, and substituting the words the Conservation Measure.

5 Duty of master of registered New Zealand ship when landing or transhipping toothfish
  • Regulation 6 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words that takes toothfish, the words , or an authorised representative of that master,.

6 Duty of master of vessel not registered in New Zealand when landing toothfish
  • Regulation 8 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the expression 1992, the words , or an authorised representative of that master,.

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 31 March 2003, amend the Fisheries (Toothfish Catch Documentation Scheme) Regulations 2000 to account for changes made to the Conservation Measure.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2003.


  • 1 SR 2000/57