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Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Notice, 2003
under the
Executive Council Act
(O.C. 2001-144 & O.C. 2003-367)

(Filed July 18, 2003)

Under the authority of section 5 of the Executive Council Act, the Clerk of the Executive Council gives the following Notice.

Dated at St. John’s , July 11, 2003.

Tim Murphy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council



Short title

        1. This Notice may be cited as the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Notice, 2003.

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        2. In this Notice

             (a)  "department" means the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture; and

             (b)  "minister" means the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.

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Department restructured and reconstituted

        3. (1) The department is restructured and reconstituted by Order in Council 2001-144 and Order in Council 2003-367 and the department is presided over by the minister.

             (2)  The department consists of 3 branches, as follows:

             (a)  Fisheries;

             (b)  Aquaculture; and

             (c)  Policy, Planning and Administration.

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Powers and duties of the minister

        4. The powers, functions and duties of the minister include the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to

             (a)  the promotion, development, encouragement, protection, conservation and regulation of fisheries and aquaculture; and

             (b)  the administration of the Acts set out in the Schedule and of all orders and regulations passed or made under those Acts, including those powers, functions or duties necessary or desirable for carrying out the purpose of those Acts,

which are not, or in so far as they are not, the responsibility of another minister, agency, body, corporation, board, organization or person.

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        5. The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Notice , Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 62/96, is repealed.

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              1.  Aquaculture Act

              2.  Fish Inspection Act

              3.  Fisheries Act

              4.  Fisheries Restructuring Act

              5.  Fishery Products International Limited Act

              6.  Professional Fish Harvesters Act

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