Rotoaira Trout Fishing Regulations 1979

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Rotoaira Trout Fishing Regulations 1979

(SR 1979/38)

Keith Holyoake, Governor-General

Order in Council

At the Government Buildings at Wellington this 5th day of March 1979

The Right Hon B E Talboys presiding in Council


The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

These regulations are administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.

Pursuant to Part 1 of the Maori Purposes Act 1959 (as amended by sections 9 and 10 of the Maori Purposes Act 1977), His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.


1Title and commencement
3Application of regulations
4Issue of entry permit
5Permit officers
6Applications for entry permit
7Kinds of entry permits
8Fees for entry permits [Revoked]
9Form of entry permit
10Permit not transferable
11Permit to be produced
12Revocation of permit
13Permit holder liable for damage caused by breach of conditions
14Evidence of permit
15Refund of permit fees
16Replacement of lost or mutilated permit
17Rights of permit holders
18Tagged trout
19Anglers to give name and address, and produce permit, etc
20Fishing prohibited between certain hours
21Fishing in close season
22One rod and line only to be used
23Methods prohibited
24Lures and baits prohibited
25Trolling prohibited
26Bag limit
27Size limit
28Taking of fish from fish traps, etc
29Fishing near fish traps, etc
30Trustees may prohibit fishing in certain waters
31Use of boats
32Pollution of waters
33Sale of trout prohibited
34Keeping live trout in captivity
35Duties of person in charge of freezing chamber or smokehouse
36Restriction on number of trout that may be deposited in freezing chamber or smokehouse
37Giving of trout as consideration for smoking prohibited
38Restrictions on canning of trout
39No fee to be paid for canning of trout
40Sale of canned trout prohibited
41Cans to be marked
42Person not to continue fishing until cans marked
43Maximum weight of canned trout permitted
44Consignment of canned trout
45Possession of canned trout
46Canned trout not to be served at hotels, etc
47Taking of indigenous fish
48Fish not to be liberated without authority
49Disturbing spawning grounds, etc
50Taking of fish for scientific or other purposes
51Taking of fish for purposes of pisciculture
53Penalty for offences
54Seizure of fishing gear, etc
55Court may recommend return of seized gear, etc
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