< Fisheries Amendment Bill

Fisheries Amendment Bill

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About this bill

This bill will amend the Fisheries Act 1996. It will require several consequential amendments to the commercial and recreational fishing regulations and supports a commercial fishing sector that is innovative and technology driven, has highly selective practices, and is responsive to cumulative pressures on the marine environment caused by, for example, climate change.

Vote counts

108 ayes (supporters)
10 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
2 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Motion agreed to.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: Green Party 10 votes

Yes: Labour Party 65 votes

Yes: National Party 33 votes

No: ACT New Zealand 10 votes

All data
Bill Fisheries Amendment Bill
Parliament 53
Vote date 5 May 2022
Reading 1
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Fisheries Amendment Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Motion agreed to.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Corrected
Ayes 108
Noes 10
Abstentions 0
Absent 2

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