Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2016

2016/135

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2016

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of June 2016

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

These regulations are made under section 297 of the Fisheries Act 1996 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2016.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Regulations 2001 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 2 amended

In Schedule 2, clause 13, replace paragraph (d) with:

(d)

high-risk and medium-risk foreign-owned New Zealand fishing vessels

Michael Webster,
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 July 2016, amend the Fisheries (Commercial Fishing) Regulations 2001. The change ensures fees for the observer programme are payable for high-risk and medium-risk foreign-owned New Zealand fishing vessels (whether or not they are operating under a charter agreement).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 June 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.