(1) A person must not undertake aquaculture except under the authority of an aquaculture permit.
Maximum penalty: In the case of a corporation, 200 penalty units or, in any other case, 100 penalty units.(2) Aquaculture permits may be of such different classes as are prescribed by the regulations.(3) This section applies to aquaculture undertaken in a leased area or in any other area.(4) However, this section does not apply to aquaculture undertaken by the Minister under Part 8 or to persons of a class excluded by the regulations from the operation of this section.