Fisheries (Recordkeeping) Regulations 1990

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  • This version was replaced on 14 February 2018 to make corrections to regulations 2(1), 10, 20(1)(c) and (4), and 22(1)(c) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (k) of the Legislation Act 2012.

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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 subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

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.


1Title and commencement
2AQuantities of Foveaux Strait dredge oysters to be recorded in oyster numbers, not weights
3Persons required to keep records
4Records to be kept by commercial fishers
5Records, etc, to be kept by licensed fish receivers
6Records to be kept by dealers in fish
7Manner and form in which records kept
8Manner and form of source documents
9Inspection of records, etc
10Chief executive may give directions as to manner of keeping records
11Prescribed source documents
12Unloading dockets
13Purchase invoices
14Stock transfer documents
15Internal retail transfer records
16Retail sales documents
17Sales invoices
18Export documentation
19Markings on containers
20Accounting systems
21Purchasing systems
22Sales systems
23Inventory systems
24Annual stocktake for purposes of making annual inventory return [Revoked]
25Licensed fish receivers to furnish annual inventory returns [Revoked]
26Director-General may require further annual inventory return [Revoked]
26APurchase invoices and sales invoices
26BAdditional records to be kept relating to high-risk species
26CAnnual inventory
26DMortality records
26EStock transfer records
27Chief executive may waive requirements in certain cases
28Offences and penalties
29Penalties [Revoked]
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