Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Regulations 1990

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2 Interpretation
  • (1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Fisheries Act 1996

    client number means the unique identification number assigned by the chief executive to a person who is included in any class listed in section 189 of the Act

    consumer sale means any sale or other disposal of fish to a person who is neither a licensed fish receiver nor a dealer in fish; but does not include any sale or other disposal of fish in an amount exceeding 10 kg

    container, in relation to the packaging of fish, includes any barrel, box, bag, carton, can, crate, drum, wrapper, or other receptacle or covering

    dealer in fish means a person who is engaged in acquiring fish for the purposes of sale; but does not include—

    • (a) a licensed fish receiver; or

    • (b) a commercial fisher; or

    • (c) a person who—

      • (i) acquires only fish that is in a cooked state, or in a frozen and pre-packaged state that is primarily suited for consumer sales; and

      • (ii) does not further process the fish, or divide the fish for further packaging

    fish means all species of fish, including crustacea, shellfish, and echinoderms; and includes parts of fish and fish products

    fisher identification number means the client number allocated to a person

    keep, in relation to any record required by these regulations to be kept by any person, includes obtain or generate the record, as the case may require

    offal means parts of a fish which are routinely discarded

    packaging means the placing or enclosing of fish in a container

    record means—

    • (a) any book of account (whether in a manual, mechanical, or electronic format) recording receipts of payments or income or expenditure in relation to fish; and

    • (b) any voucher, bank statement, invoice, tax invoice, credit note, debit note, receipt, or other document (including a cancelled document) that relates to fish or that is relevant in verifying the entries relating to fish in any book of account

    registered fish farmer means a fish farmer registered under Part 9A of the Act

    source documents, in relation to the operations of any person or entity, means the original records of any transaction that occurs between that person or entity and any third party, or that occurs within the internal operations of that person or entity

    weight means the net weight in kilograms of the relevant fish, aquatic life, or seaweed.

    (2) Terms defined in the Act or in the Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2001 have the meanings so defined.

    Regulation 2(1): amended, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(5) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) Act: substituted, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(1) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) client number: inserted, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(1) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) commercial fisherman: revoked, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(3) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) dealer in fish paragraph (b): amended, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(4) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) examiner: revoked, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(3) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) fisher identification number: inserted, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(2) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) licensed fish receiver: revoked, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(3) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).

    Regulation 2(1) registered fish farmer: inserted, on 1 January 2006, by regulation 3 of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations 2005 (SR 2005/320).

    Regulation 2(1) weight: added, on 4 December 1997, by regulation 2 of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/290).

    Regulation 2(2): added, on 1 October 2001, by regulation 3(6) of the Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/189).