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Whale Sanctuary Regulations 2003.

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Regulation
Date
2002 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine mammals Marine protected areas Endangered species Research Trade in species
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations establish a Whale Sanctuary comprising the waters of the exclusive economic zone, the territorial sea and the internal waters as defined in the Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1997. The purpose is to provide protection for cetaceans (all species of whales, dolphins and porpoises) in marine waters of Niue in accordance with international law. The Regulations define various offences in relation with killing, having in possession or exportation of cetaceans and all

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Implements

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

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