Fisheries Act 1996

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113A All fishing within foreign fishing jurisdiction to be authorised


No New Zealand national, and no person using a ship that is registered under the Ship Registration Act 1992 or that flies the New Zealand flag, may take or transport fish, aquatic life, or seaweed in the national fisheries jurisdiction of a foreign country unless the fish, aquatic life, or seaweed is taken or transported under, and in accordance with, the laws of that jurisdiction.


Every person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable to the penalty set out in section 252(3).

Section 113A: inserted, on 1 May 2001, by section 15 of the Fisheries Act 1996 Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 103).