Driftnet Prohibition Act 1991

  • This version was reprinted on 14 March 2016 to make a correction to section 12(3)(a) under section 25(1)(i) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 July 2013

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Driftnet Prohibition Act 1991

Public Act
1991 No 18
Date of assent
14 April 1991
see section 1(2)

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

An Act to prohibit driftnet fishing activities and to implement the Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific