Marine Protection (Offences) Amendment Regulations 2005


Marine Protection (Offences) Amendment Regulations 2005


These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Transport.

Pursuant to section 394 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, 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 8 September 2005.

3 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the items set out in the Schedule.

New offence provisions and penalties added to Schedule 1 of principal regulations

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  Maximum penalty on summary conviction for individualMaximum penalty on summary conviction for body corporateInfringement fee for individualInfringement fee for body corporate
ProvisionBrief description$$$$
Part 190Mandatory ships routeing    
Rule 190.3(2)Prohibition on certain ships entering Poor Knights area in transit5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 190.4Prohibition on certain ships entering Three Kings area5,00030,0002,00012,000

Diane Morcom,

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 8 September 2005, amend the Marine Protection (Offences) Regulations 1998.

The amendments prescribe the breaches of the Marine Protection Rules: Part 190 Mandatory Ships Routeing that are summary offences and the breaches that are infringement offences, and prescribe the fines and infringement fees for those offences.

Part 190 of the rules prohibits certain ships from entering the Poor Knights area and the Three Kings area.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 11 August 2005.

  • 1 SR 1998/205