|Name:||Fisheries Act 1996 (1996, No. 88).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line New Zealand Legislation, Parliamentary Counsel Office, 579 p. PDF of Act as amended to 1 February 2017 [2.5MB] (consulted on 2011-11-29)
(a) to reform and restate the law relating to fisheries resources; and
(b) to recognise New Zealand's international obligations relating to fishing; and
(c) to provide for related matters
Section 103(5) deals with registration of fishing vessels and in particular with matters concerning employment of fishermen, including overseas fishermen, and the application of national labour legislation.