Fisheries Fines

Ryan S made this Official Information request to Ministry for Primary Industries

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From: Ryan S

Dear Ministry for Primary Industries,

I noted on your website that there is a process regarding appealing instant fines that have been placed on people for three types of infractions - Bio security, Fishing and Animal Welfare. This includes fee waivers and court hearings.

1.Could you provide the statistics on how many fee waiver requests have been made under each category (Bio security, fishing and animal welfare) within the past 12 months.

2. How many fee waivers have been accepted and how many have been rejected for each category within the past 12 months

3. How many times people have requested a court hearing in each category within the past 12 months.

4.How many court hearings have occurred for each category within the past 12 months

Yours faithfully,

Ryan S

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Ministry for Primary Industries

Tēnā koe Ryan,

Thank you for your official information request as below.

Your request will be considered and an answer provided in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.

If you have any questions regarding this request, please email [email address].

Ngā mihi,

Gabrielle Mackintosh | Ministerial Support Officer
Ministerials & Business Support | Office of the Director-General
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatū Ahu Matua
Telephone: 0800 00 83 33 | Web:

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From: Alastair Gilby
Ministry for Primary Industries

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Dear Ryan S


On behalf of Stephanie Rowe Director Compliance Services please find a
response to your official information request attached.




Alastair Gilby | Adviser – Official Information Act
Office of the Director-General | Ministerials and Business Support
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatû Ahu Matua | Pastoral House 25
The Terrace | PO Box 2526 | Wellington 6140
New Zealand
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