Legislation Administered by the Ministry at 1 July 2007
Fisheries Act 1996
Fisheries (Quota Operations Validation) Act 1997
Mäori Fisheries Act 1989
Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992
Mäori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004
Mäori Fisheries Act 2004
Aquaculture Reform (Repeals and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004.
In addition to these Public Acts, the Ministry of Fisheries administers a significant number of Regulations related to the management of fisheries within New Zealand.