Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Regulations 1990

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Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Regulations 1990

(SR 1990/219)

Paul Reeves, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of August 1990

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Pursuant to section 89(1)(ka) of the Fisheries Act 1983, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.


1 Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

2A Quantities of Foveaux Strait dredge oysters to be recorded in oyster numbers, not weights

Part 1
Records to be kept

3 Persons required to keep records

4 Records to be kept by commercial fishers

5 Records, etc, to be kept by licensed fish receivers

6 Records to be kept by dealers in fish

7 Manner and form in which records kept

8 Manner and form of source documents

9 Inspection of records, etc

10 Chief executive may give directions as to manner of keeping records

Part 2
Licensed fish receivers

Source documents

11 Prescribed source documents

12 Unloading dockets

13 Purchase invoices

14 Stock transfer documents

15 Internal retail transfer records

16 Retail sales documents

17 Sales invoices

18 Export documentation

Container markings

19 Markings on containers

Accounting, purchasing, sales, and inventory systems

20 Accounting systems

21 Purchasing systems

22 Sales systems

23 Inventory systems

Annual inventory returns


24 Annual stocktake for purposes of making annual inventory return [Revoked]

25 Licensed fish receivers to furnish annual inventory returns [Revoked]

26 Director-General may require further annual inventory return [Revoked]

Part 2A
Registered fish farmers

Source documents

26A Purchase invoices and sales invoices

High-risk species

26B Additional records to be kept relating to high-risk species

26C Annual inventory

26D Mortality records

26E Stock transfer records

Part 3

27 Chief executive may waive requirements in certain cases

28 Offences and penalties

29 Penalties [Revoked]

Gazette information

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