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Fisheries (Amendment) Regulations 1993.

Country/Territory
Solomon Islands
Document type
Regulation
Date
1993
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette, pp. 115-124.
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Aquaculture Offences/penalties Protection of species Turtles
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Least Developed Countries, Melanesia, Oceania, Small Island Developing States, South Pacific
Abstract

These Regulations replace regulation 9 of the Fisheries Regulation of 1972. They introduce new restrictions and prohibitions on catching, retaining, selling, buying, exporting or processing certain aquatic species or their by-products and is mainly intended to protect and conserve them. The species in question are crayfish ("Panulirus"), trochus ("Niloticus"), turtles, pearl oysters ("Pinctada"), coconut crabs ("Birgus latro") and crocodiles. The instrument also contains provisions governing the taking or collecting of dead or live coral or coral sand. This is only permitted with a written permit issued by the Chief Fisheries Officer. Anyone practising fish farming or ranching without approval or in contravention of the conditions of the licence granted for that purpose is liable to a fine of 200 dollars or a term of imprisonment of six months, or both. It is forbidden to dispose of fish offal or waste from a fish processing establishment in the sea within one nautical mile off land.

Full text
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References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act, 1972.

Legislation | Solomon Islands | 1981

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Access right, Institution, Fishing gear/fishing method, Processing/handling, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishery management and conservation, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Fisheries Regulations, 1972.

Legislation | Solomon Islands | 1972 (1981)

Keyword: Marine fisheries, International trade, Fishery management and conservation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge, Protection of species, Authorization/permit, Fish products, Processing/handling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX