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Fisheries Act, 1974 (Cap. 200).

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1974 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the development of commercial fishing in the Republic; to control fishing and provide for the registration of fishermen and their boats; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Protected fishing area Institution Enforcement/compliance Fishery management and conservation Offences/penalties Fishing authorization
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Act provides rules for commercial fishing and the introduction of fish into waters in Zambia. The Act consists of 25 sections which are divided into six Parts: Preliminary (I); Control of Fishing (II); Special Fishing Areas and Licenses (III); Commercial Fishing (IV); Offences and Penalties (V); General (VI).

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Fisheries (Fishing Licence Fees) Regulations, 2008 (S.I. No. 59 of 2008).

Legislation | Zambia | 2008

Keyword: Foreign fishing, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries (Fishing Licence Fees) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 21 of 1997).

Legislation | Zambia | 1997 (1997)

Keyword: Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries (Registration of Fishing Boats) Order, 1986 (Cap. 200).

Legislation | Zambia | 1986 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries (Fishing Licence Fees) Regulations, 1991 (S.I. No. 129 of 1991).

Legislation | Zambia | 1991 | Repealed

Keyword: Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Regulations (Cap. 200).

Legislation | Zambia | 1986 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries (Fishing Licence Fees) Regulations, 1986 (Cap. 200).

Legislation | Zambia | 1986 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries (Prescribed Areas) (Declaration) Order, 1986 (Cap. 200).

Legislation | Zambia | 1986 (2006)

Keyword: Protected fishing area, Data collection/reporting, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2007 (No. 22 of 2007).

Legislation | Zambia | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing area, Institution, Aquaculture, Mariculture, EIA, Policy/planning, Special fund, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Fisheries Act, 2011 (No. 22 of 2011).

Legislation | Zambia | 2011

Keyword: Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Policy/planning, Fishing gear/fishing method, Authorization/permit, Fish disease, International trade, Processing/handling, Institution, Special fund, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Precautionary principle, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX