New Zealand Fish and Game Council

  • Heading: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 17 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

26B Establishment and powers of New Zealand Fish and Game Council
  • (1) There is hereby established a council to be called the New Zealand Fish and Game Council to represent nationally the interests of anglers and hunters and provide co-ordination of the management, enhancement, and maintenance of sports fish and game.

    (2) The New Zealand Fish and Game Council shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and, except as provided in this Act, shall have—

    • (a) the rights, powers, and privileges of a natural person; and

    • (b) the power to do anything it is authorised to do by or under—

      • (i) this Act; or

      • (ii) any other enactment; or

      • (iii) any rule of law.

    (3) The New Zealand Fish and Game Council shall not exercise any of its rights, powers, or privileges except for the purpose of performing its functions.

    Section 26B: brought into force, on 19 July 1990, by the Conservation Act Commencement Order (No 2) 1990 (SR 1990/169).

    Section 26B: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 17 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

    Section 26B heading: substituted, on 25 November 1994, by section 9 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 108).

    Section 26B(2): added, on 25 November 1994, by section 9 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 108).

    Section 26B(3): added, on 25 November 1994, by section 9 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 108).