OUTPUT 52 - CUSTOMARY FISHING RULES ENFORCED
A compliance capacity is provided to take action in customary fisheries to encourage compliance and deter offending. These actions include monitoring, detection and provision of recommendations to prosecute.
The Ministry maintains a capacity to monitor fishing activity and to investigate those cases where it is suspected that illegal activity has, or is, taking place. The purpose is to maintain the value of New Zealand's fisheries resources, to apprehend those who indulge in illegal activities and to deter others from that approach.
Output 52-performance expectations table.
All results achieved to specified quality standards.
||Actual expenditure is within the range of 90% - 110% of the budgeted amount.|
||All agreed results achieved within the specified timeframes.|
Output 52-results table.
||Quality & timeliness
Compliance monitoring and enforcement operations developed and undertaken in accordance with Compliance business policies and the Fishery Officers' Manual
|Quality undertaken in accordance with the prescriptions of the Fishery Officers' Manual. Compliance activities are of an ongoing nature.
The primary focus is management and enforcement of customary legislative provisions together with compliance support for tangata kaitiaki.
In the North Island, 267 Regulation 27 authorisations were checked, indicating 94% compliance. 14 Kaimoana Regulation inspections took place indicating a compliance rate of 93%.
In the South Island, 271 customary authorisations were checked, indicating a compliance rate of 73%.
|The 2004/05 Ministry annual report will contain summaries of operations conducted during the year
||Three operations encompassed customary rules enforcement.|
The operations resulted in the collection of information and the issue of infringement notices.