Fisheries (Reporting) Regulations 2017

46 Exemptions

(1)

The chief executive may exempt a person or class of persons from compliance with all or any of the requirements under these regulations if the chief executive is satisfied that—

(a)

compliance with any requirement of these regulations would cause undue hardship or would be unduly impracticable; and

(b)

the exemption is no broader than is reasonably necessary to address the matters giving rise to the exemption; and

(c)

the exemption would not unduly prejudice the management and conservation of any fishery resource.

(2)

An exemption—

(a)

must be in writing; and

(b)

if it relates to a class of persons, may be published—

(i)

on an Internet site maintained by or on behalf of the Ministry; or

(ii)

in any New Zealand publication that relates primarily to commercial fishing; and

(c)

must specify a date on which it expires; and

(d)

may be granted subject to any conditions that the chief executive may reasonably impose; and

(e)

may be amended or revoked to reflect changed circumstances.

Compare: SR 2001/188 r 41