Reprint as at 1 December 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Game Animal Council Act 2013

Public Act
2013 No 98
Date of assent
27 November 2013
see section 2

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Department of Conservation.


5Act binds the Crown
6Establishment of Council
7Functions of Council
8Council membership
9Restriction on membership
10Terms of office of Council members
11Remuneration and expenses
12Chairperson of Council
13Meetings of Council
14Minister and Director-General entitled to attend meetings of Council
15Members not personally liable
16Minister may designate herds of special interest
17Ownership of herds of special interest
18Minister’s powers
19Herd management plans
20Delegation of Minister’s powers to Council
21Notification and exercise of delegated powers
22Person must pay game trophy export levy
23Export levies payable to Council
24Customs officer may detain game trophies
25Disposal of condemned game trophies
26Customs to provide information about game trophies
27Compliance with codes of practice condition of concession, permit, or authorisation
28Code of practice for aerial hunting
29Export of game trophies
30Hunting or killing animals in herd of special interest
31Capturing, conveying, or possessing game animal that is part of herd of special interest
32Restrictions on liberation of game animal that is part of herd of special interest
33Failing to produce authorisation, licence, or permit
34Funding regulations
35Minister’s recommendation
36Other regulations
37Fees and levies payable to Council
38Enforcement officers and honorary enforcement officers
39Relationship of this Act with other enactments
40Review of operation of Act
41Consequential amendments
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: