Pursuant to section 11(3) of the Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004, the Minister for Primary Industries, after complying with the requirements
in section 11(4) of that Act, gives the following notice.
N o t i c e
1. Title and commencement-(1) This notice may be cited as the Maori Commercial Aquaculture Settlement (Extension to Negotiation Period) Notice 2013.
(2) This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the New Zealand Gazette.
2. Interpretation-In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) Act means the Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004; and
(b) negotiation period means the period specified in section 11(2)(a) of the Act as the period within which the Crown must use its best endeavours to negotiate and enter into regional agreements that provide for the Crown to meet its obligations in respect of new space for the following:
(i) the Northland region;
(ii) the east coast of the Waikato region;
(iii) the Tasman region; and
(iv) the Marlborough region.
3. Extension to negotiation period-The negotiation period is extended to 30 June 2014.
Dated at Wellington this 18th day of September 2013.
HON NATHAN GUY, Minister for Primary Industries.