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Domestic Fishing Act 1995.

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Legislation
Date
1995 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Basic legislation Fishing gear/fishing method Mesh Offences/penalties Crustaceans Fishing authorization Fishing charge Protection of species
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes
This Act commenced on the 10 August 1995.
Abstract

This Act states the provisions for domestic fishing within the territorial waters of Niue. There are 4 Parts and 29 provision numbers; Preliminary (Part I); Protection of fish (2); Sunday fishing ban (3) and Safety at sea (4). Part 1 consists of the definitions and explanations of the major phrases used within the Act. Provision 3 lists the prohibited use of illegal fishing means including a prohibition on the New Guinea creeper. The Cabinet may with the concurrence of the village council and Di

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Niue Fish Protection Amendment Act 1992 (No. 160 of 1992).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1992 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Safety at Sea Act 1980 (No. 66 of 1980).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1980 | Repealed

Keyword: Navigation, Fishing vessel, Institution, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sunday Fishing Prohibition Act 1980 (No. 54 of 1980).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1980 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Seasons, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Niue Fisheries Protection Ordinance 1965 (No. 32 of 1965).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1965 (1985) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Domestic Fishing Regulations 1996.

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1996 (2006)

Keyword: Foreign fishing, Size, Fishing vessel, Crustaceans, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Environment Act 2015 (No. 333 of 2015).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2015

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Liability/compensation, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Biosafety, GMO, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishery management and conservation, Forestry protection measures, Waste management, Sustainable development, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Biodiversity, Protected area, Protection of species, Marine protected areas, Wild flora, Cultural heritage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Maritime Zones Act 2013 (No. 323 of 2013).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2013

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Continental shelf, Enforcement/compliance, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX