Fisheries Act 1996

The Fisheries Act 1996 is a New Zealand Act of Parliament. It is divided into five areas: recreational, customary, environmental, commercial and international fishing. It is administered by the Overseas Investment Commission and the Ministry of Fisheries. The Act mostly deals with the minimum size requirements and maximum quantity limit for each species of fish and seafood before they can be caught for selling or consumption.

Fisheries Act 1996
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New Zealand Parliament
Royal assent13 August 1996
Related legislation
Fisheries Act 1983
Status: Current legislation

There are regular prosecutions under the act for the taking of Paua.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 November 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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