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

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make provision with respect to the Territorial Sea of Niue and to establish an Exclusive Economic Zone of Niue adjacent to the Territorial sea, and in exercise of the sovereign rights of Niue to make provision for the exploration and exploitation, and conservation and management, of the resources of the zone; and for related matters.
Subject
Fisheries, Sea
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
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes
This Act shall come into force on 7 April 1997.
Abstract

An Act to establish a territorial sea and an EEZ of Niue and to regulate fisheries and the conservations of living resources in fishery waters of Niue.

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1978 (No. 38 of 1978).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1978 (1987) | Repealed

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Access right, Total allowable catch, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Maritime zone, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Licence (Fees) Regulations, 2010 (No. 1 of 2010).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2010

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone (Beveridge Reef) Regulations 1997.

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 1997

Keyword: Protected fishing area, Protected area, Marine protected areas, Coral, Offences/penalties

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

Whale Watching Regulations 2016 (2016/03).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2016

Keyword: Artisanal fishing, Marine mammals, Endangered species, Authorization/permit, Tourism, Offences/penalties

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

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone (Amendment) Act 2006.

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2006

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, High seas, Migratory species, International agreement-implementation, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX