Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Act 2019

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Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Act 2019

Public Act
2019 No 55
Date of assent
21 October 2019
see section 2


3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5Section 17J amended (Freshwater fisheries management plans)
6Section 26ZG amended (Application of Part)
7New sections 26ZHA to 26ZHD and cross-heading inserted
26ZHAApproval under specified Acts to access public land is not approval for recreational fishing of indigenous freshwater fish
26ZHBProhibitions and restrictions on taking of indigenous freshwater fish
26ZHCDirector-General may authorise taking of indigenous fish on application
26ZHDDirector-General may authorise taking of indigenous fish by Gazette notice
8New cross-heading above section 26ZJ inserted
9Section 26ZJ replaced (Offences relating to spawning fish)
26ZJOffences relating to spawning fish
26ZJADirector-General may declare spawning area
10Section 26ZL amended (Restrictions on fishing)
11Section 26ZM amended (Transfer or release of live aquatic life)
12Section 26ZP amended (Determination of closed seasons for fishing)
13Section 26ZR amended (Using hazardous substances to catch or destroy fish)
14Section 48 amended (Regulations)
15Section 48A amended (Special regulations relating to freshwater fisheries)
16Section 51F amended (Offences relating to spawning fish)
17Schedule 1AA amended
4Application of section 26ZHB(1) to whitebait fishing in conservation areas delayed
18Amendments to Freshwater Fisheries Regulations 1983
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: