Under section 192A(2) of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Director-General, after complying with that section, gives the following notice.
This notice is the Fisheries (Exemption from Compliance with the Fisheries Act 1996) Notice 2022.
This notice comes into force on 2 December 2022.
3. Exemption to Section 192A(1) of the Fisheries Act 1996
From the date that this notice comes into effect, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited land-based fish farm (FW139) is exempt from compliance with section 192A(1) of the Fisheries Act 1996 in respect of Asparagopsis armata which was collected under a special permit.
Dated at Wellington this 29th day of November 2022.
MONIQUE ANDREW, Director Verification & Operations, Fisheries New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority of the Director-General).