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Interpretation Act 2004 (No. 323 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Legislation
Date
2004 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act relating to the interpretation, application, and effect of legislation and public documents.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Sea
Keyword
Governance Maritime zone Territorial sea Sovereignty
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

The purposes of this Act are: (a) to state principles and rules for the interpretation of legislation and public documents; (b) to shorten legislation and public documents; and (c) to promote consistency in the language and form of legislation and public documents. The Act, among other things, specifies the sources of Niuean law in order of priority, provides rule for the making of legislation defines the " territorial sea" (which has the same meaning as in section 4 of the Territorial Sea and E

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Amended by

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