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Pearl and Pearl-Shell (Penrhyn, Rakahanga and Manihiki Lagoons) Amendment Act 1984-85

Repealed


COOK ISLANDS


PEARL AND PEARL-SHELL (PENRHYN, RAKAHANGA AND MANIHIKI LAGOONS) AMENDMENT 1984-85


ANALYSIS


Title
1. Short Title
2. Power of Island Council


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1984-85, No. 29


An Act to amend the Pearl and Pearl-Shell (Penrhyn, Rakahanga and Manihiki Lagoons) Act 1982


(12 March 1985


BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Cook Islands, in session assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:


1. Short Title - This Act may be cited as the Pearl and Pearl-Shell (Penrhyn, Rakahanga and Manihiki Lagoons) Amendment Act 1984-85 and shall be read with and deemed part of the Pearl and Pearl-Shell (Penrhyn, Rakahanga and Manihiki Lagoons) Act 1982 herein called the principal Act.


2. Powers of Island Council - (1) Section 3(1) of the principal Act is amended by:


(a) inserting in paragraph (c) after the words "pearl-shell" the word "or"; and


(b) inserting after paragraph (c) the following paragraph:


"(d) purchase, acquire take possession of otherwise deal in pearl or pearl-shell,"


(2) Section 3 of the principal Act is further amended by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following subsection:


"(2) Any permit issued pursuant to (1) may be granted subject to such terms and conditions as an island council may deem necessary including terms or conditions as to:


(a) fees to be paid by a permit holder;


(b) the area of a lagoon for which a permit is valid;


(c) the period of time for which a permit is valid;


(d) the quantity of pearl or pearl-shell that may be dealt with, which quantity may be expressed in terms of weight or value;


(e) the minimum size of pearl-shell;


(f) inspection and confiscation;


(g) cancellation of permits."


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This Act is administered in the Department of Marine Resources.


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