Ecolex Logo
The gateway to
environmental law
Search results » Legislation

Fisheries (Amendment) Regulations (L.I. 2217 of 2015).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Inspection Fishing authorization Monitoring Registration Landing Certification Harbour International relations/cooperation Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Fisheries Regulations, 2010 principally by inserting new regulations 24A to 24DD and regulations 49A to 49D concerning measures to deter and eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing. They implement in part the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act No. 880). Measures include international cooperation, access control (in respect to vessels previously registered as being involved in IUU fishing), record of fishing vessels flying the flag of Ghana and f

Full text
English
Website
mofad.gov.gh

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act No. 880).

Legislation | Ghana | 2014

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Landing, Monitoring, Inspection, Harbour, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Fisheries Regulations, 2010 (L.I. 1968).

Legislation | Ghana | 2010

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Registration, Policy/planning, Fishing gear/fishing method, Mesh, Size, Fish disease, Transshipment, Landing, Inspection, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Foreign fishing, Fishing vessel, Artisanal fishing, Non-commercial fishing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge, Marking/identification, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Fish products, International trade, Marine mammals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX