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Repeal of Fisheries Act 1968 and savings

    (1)     The Fisheries Act 1968 is repealed .

    (2)     Any reference in any Act, regulation, local law, subordinate instrument or other document whatsoever to the Fisheries Act 1968 is to be construed as a reference to the Fisheries Act 1995 , unless the contrary intention appears.

    (3)     Except as in this Act expressly or by necessary implication provided—

        (a)     all persons, things and circumstances appointed or created by or under the Fisheries Act 1968 or existing or continuing under that Act immediately before the commencement of this section shall under and subject to this Act continue to have the same status, operation and effect as they respectively would have had if this Act had not been enacted; and

S. 154(3)(b) amended by No. 5/1997
s. 50(1)(s).

        (b)     in particular and without affecting the generality of paragraph (a), this Act shall not disturb the continuity, status, operation or effect of any proclamation, order, Order in Council, determination, declaration, notice, Offshore Constitutional Settlement Arrangement, exemption, approval, appointment, application, grant, revocation, suspension, condition, certificate, licence, permit, registration, consent, authority, proceeding, action, appeal, liability, right or other matter or thing made, done, effected, obtained, issued, granted, given, prescribed, fixed, accrued, incurred, acquired, existing or continuing before the commencement of this section under the Fisheries Act 1968 .

S. 155 substituted by No. 5/1997
s. 45.

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