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

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make provision with respect to the territorial sea, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of Niue, and related matters.
Subject
Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Marine fisheries Maritime zone Territorial sea EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Continental shelf Enforcement/compliance Sovereignty
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act defines and the declares the territorial sea, the baseline of the territorial sea, the internal waters, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of Niue and concerns rights of Niue in such zones. The sovereignty of Niue extends to its land areas, internal waters, and territorial sea and to the airspace over them and the seabed and subsoil under them. The Act also concerns control that may be exercised in the contiguous zone. Consequential amendments are

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Amends

Domestic Fishing Act 1995.

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1995 (2006)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Mesh, Offences/penalties, Crustaceans, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Interpretation Act 2004 (No. 323 of 2013).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2004 (2006)

Keyword: Governance, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1996 (Act No. 220 of 1997).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1997 (2006)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Access right, Fishing area, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Whale Sanctuary Regulations 2003.

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2002 (2006)

Keyword: Marine mammals, Marine protected areas, Endangered species, Research, Trade in species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Continental Shelf Act.

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1964 (2006)

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Molluscs, Maritime zone, Continental shelf, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Continental Shelf Outer Limits Notice (No. 2013/2E).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2013

Keyword: Maritime zone, Continental shelf, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Exclusive Economic Zone Outer Limits Notice (No. 2013/2D).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2013

Keyword: Maritime zone, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Contiguous Zone Outer Limits Notice (No. 2013/2C).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2013

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea Outer Limits Notice (No. 2013/2B).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2013

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea Baselines Notice (No. 2A 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