Ministry for Primary Industries v Amaltal Fishing Co Ltd [2020] NZDC 22506

Published 18 November 2020

Judge-alone trial — taking or removing marine life from Marine Reserve — strict liability offending — mens rea — vicarious liability — "person" — rules of attribution — "controlling mind" presumption — agency — Shark Experience Ltd v PauaMac5 Inc [2019] NZSC 111 — Millar v Ministry of Transport [1986] 1 NZLR 660 — Ministry of Agriculture v Pandey HC Wanganui AP 3/98 — Cullen v R [2015] NZSC 73 — Meridian Global Funds Management Asia Ltd v Securities Commission [1995] 3 NZLR 7 — St Regis Paper Co Ltd v R [2011] EWCA Crim 2527 — Linework Ltd v Department v Labour [2001] 2 NZLR 639 — Moir Farms (Maimai) Ltd v Department of Conservation [2011] NZAR 694 — Bartle v GE Guardians [2010] NZCCLR 36 — Moir Farms (Maimai) Ltd v Department of Conservation [2011] NZAR 694 — Marine Reserves Act 1971, s 18I — Evidence Act 2006, s 9 — Fisheries Act 1996, ss 8, 103(2), 113H & 244-246 — Kaikōura (Te Tai ō Marokura) Marine Management Act 2014, sch 2 — Summary Proceedings Act 1957, s 67(8) — Interpretation Act 1999, s 29.