Fisheries (Reporting) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008



Fisheries (Reporting) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of August 2008

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

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 (Reporting) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 October 2008.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Monthly harvest returns
5 Trawl catch, effort, and processing returns
6 Squid jigging catch effort returns
7 Tuna longlining catch effort returns
  • Regulation 13(2)(a) is amended by inserting immediately after the set is completed after fishing trip.

8 Licensed fish receiver returns

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 2008, amend the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001 by—

  • removing the requirement for corrections or amendments to monthly harvest returns and licensed fish receiver returns to be made on the original forms; and

  • clarifying that trawl catch, effort, and processing returns, squid jigging catch effort returns, and tuna longlining catch effort returns must be completed on a daily basis.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 August 2008.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.