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Fisheries Amendment Bill (No.2)

Media release - Primary Production Committee

Fisheries Amendment Bill (No.2)

The Primary Production Committee Committee is inviting public submissions on the Fisheries Amendment Bill (No.2). The closing date for submissions is 5.00 pm, Friday, 6 August 1999.

The bill aims to repeal the Fourth Schedule of the Fisheries Act 1996 in order to introduce the stocks listed in that schedule into the quota management system and to amend the Fisheries Act 1996 to enable New Zealand to comply with its obligations under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement.

Copies of the bill can be purchased from Bennetts Government Bookshops.

The committee requires 20 copies of each submission. Those wishing to include any information of a private or personal nature in a submission should first discuss this with the clerk of the committee, as submissions are usually released to the public by the committee. Those wishing to appear before the committee to speak to their submissions should state this clearly and provide a daytime telephone contact number. For further guidance on making a submission, our publication Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee can be found on our web site at www.clerk.parliament.govt.nz.

Submissions should be addressed as follows:

R J Bunch Clerk of the Primary Production Committee Parliament House WELLINGTON


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