Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2007


Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2007


These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.

  • Preamble

    At Wellington this 26th day of February 2007

Pursuant to section 297 of the Fisheries Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Amendment Regulations 2007.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2007.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 is amended by inserting in the items relating to the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986, in the appropriate order and in the appropriate columns, the following items:

    r 16(1)Possessing a live brown bullhead catfish750
    r 16(2)Taking a live brown bullhead catfish without killing it immediately750
5 Schedule 3 amended
  • Schedule 3 is amended by inserting Infringement notice issued by [insert issuing officer's number] under The penalty for the offence is $ [infringement fee].

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 1 April 2007, amend the Fisheries (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2001.

Schedule 1 is amended to include offences against regulation 16 of the Fisheries (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1986 as infringement offences carrying an infringement fee of $750. The offences are—

  • possessing a live brown bullhead catfish (regulation 16(1)):

  • taking a live brown bullhead catfish without killing it immediately (regulation 16(2)).

Schedule 3, which sets out the form of the reminder notice for a fisheries infringement offence, is amended to insert a reference to the issuing officer's number.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 March 2007.