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Fisheries Administrative Order No. 155 regulating the use of fine meshed nets in fishing.

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Regulation
Date
1986
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Marine fishes Mesh Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force on 10 September 1986.
Abstract

This Order regulates the use of fine meshed nets in fishing by prohibiting their use in Philippine waters. Only particular species of fish, listed in section 2, may be caught using these nets. Section 4 contains penal provisions.

Full text
English
Website
www.tanggol.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Presidential Decree on Fisheries 1975 (No. 704 of 1975).

Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Special fund, Credit, International trade, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Fisheries Administrative Order No. 188 promulgating regulations governing the operation of commercial fishing boats in Philippine waters using tuna purse seine nets.

Legislation | Philippines | 1993

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing vessel, Mesh

Source: FAO, FAOLEX