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Fisheries and Marine Resources Act 2007 (Act No. 27 of 2007).

Country/Territory
Mauritius
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to the management, conservation, protection of fisheries and marine resources and protection of the marine ecosystems.
Subject
Fisheries, Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Mariculture Fish disease Fishing authorization Registration Fishing vessel Marking/identification Foreign fishing Fishing gear/fishing method Seasons Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Aquaculture Animal health Authorization/permit Wetlands Marine area Marine protected areas Protected area Ecosystem preservation Management/conservation Marine mammals Turtles Special fund
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes
This Act has come into operation on the 8th of May 2008, day of its Proclamation.
Abstract

This Act provides rules for the management and conservation of fisheries resources and fish farming and makes provision for the protection of marine areas and habitats, the establishment of a Marine Protected Area Fund, enforcement and administration of provisions of the Act.

Full text
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References - Legislation

Amends

National Coast Guard Act 1988 (Act No. 42 of 1988) as amended by Fisheries and Marine Resources Act 2007 (Act No. 27 of 2007).

Legislation | Mauritius | 1988 (2008)

Keyword: Institution, Marine pollution, Monitoring, Navigation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Fisheries and Marine Resources Act (Act No. 22 of 1998).

Legislation | Mauritius | 1998

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Mariculture, Fish disease, Fishing authorization, Registration, Foreign fishing, Fishing gear/fishing method, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Animal health, Authorization/permit, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Fishing of Sea Cucumbers) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 110 of 2009).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2009

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Molluscs, Authorization/permit, Landing, Seasons, Size, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Prohibition of the Use of Hooks of Small Size) Regulations 2011 (GN No. 128 of 2011).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2011

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Offences/penalties, Marine fisheries

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Extension of Net Fishing Season) Regulations 2011 (GN No. 175 of 2011).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2011

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Marine fisheries

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Export of Fish and Fish Products) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 147 of 2009).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2009

Keyword: Fish disease, Inspection, Animal health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Fish products, International trade, Certification, Standards, Transport/storage, Processing/handling, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Extension of Net Fishing Season) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 173 of 2012).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2012

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Marine fisheries

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Licence and Fees) Regulations 2013 (GN No. 288 of 2013).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2013

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Import of Fish and Fish Products) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 27 of 2012).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2012

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Processing/handling, Fish disease, Cartilaginous fishes, Foreign fishing, Animal health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products, International trade, Authorization/permit, Certification, Standards, Residues, Toxicity/poisoning, Registration, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Codex Alimentarius

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Fish Farming) Regulations 2014 (GN No. 73 of 2014).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2014

Keyword: Mariculture, Authorization/permit, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Bait Gear Licence and Licence Fees) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 214 of 2012).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2012

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Authorization/permit, Royalties/fees, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Fishing of Octopus) Regulations 2016 (GN No. 167 of 2016).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2016

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Molluscs, Seasons, Size, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Safety and Security Measures for Fishermen at Sea) Regulations 2016 (GN No. 100 of 2016).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2016

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Fishing vessel, Equipment, Human rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Automatic Identification System) Regulations (GN No. 116 of 2016).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2016

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Equipment, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, High seas, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Licence and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. (G. N. no. 273 of 2020).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2020

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Authorization/permit, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Conservation of Sharks) Regulations 2021.Government Notice No. 315 of 2021.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2021

Keyword: Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel, Maritime zone, Offences/penalties, Research, Territorial sea, Fishery management and conservation, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Extension of Net Fishing Season) Regulations 2020. Government Notice No. 230 of 2020.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2020

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Inland fisheries, Marine fisheries, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Toxic Fish) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. Government Notice No. 73 of 2022

Legislation | Mauritius | 2022

Keyword: International trade, Marine fisheries

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Vessel Monitoring System) Regulations 2022. Government Notice No. 247 of 2022.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2022

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel, Harbour, High seas, Maritime zone, Offences/penalties, Territorial sea, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Export of Fish and Fish Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. Government Notice no. 209 of 2012.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2012

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Biological control agents, Processing/handling, Drugs, Fish disease, Fishing vessel, Landing, Fishery management and conservation, Fish products, Inspection, Potable water, Traceability/product tracing, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, International trade, Public health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Waste management, Cleaning agents/detergents, Transport/storage, Toxicity/poisoning, Treated food, Packaging/labelling, HACCP, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Exploratory Fishing) Regulations 2022. Government Notice no. 296 of 2022.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2022

Keyword: Bycatch, Data collection/reporting, Exploration, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Landing, Offences/penalties, Protection of environment, Protection of species, Size, Sustainable use, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Licence and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. Government Notice no. 273 of 2022.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2022

Keyword: Fishing authorization, Fishery management and conservation, Authorization/permit, Court/tribunal, Dispute settlement, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Royalties/fees, Sovereignty, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Licence and Fees) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2022. Government Notice no. 274 of 2022.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2022

Keyword: Royalties/fees, Foreign fishing, Fishing authorization, Fishery management and conservation, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Fishing of Octopus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. Government Notice no. 138 of 2020.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2020

Keyword: Molluscs, Seasons, Fishery management and conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Import of Fish and Fish Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2019. Government Notice no. 172 of 2019.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2019

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products, International trade, Authorization/permit, Certification, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Fishing Nets) Regulations 2022, Government Notice no. 68 of 2022.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2022

Keyword: Fishing gear/fishing method, Offences/penalties, Fishery management and conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Extension of Net Fishing Season) Regulations, Government Notice no. 136 of 2023.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2023

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Inland fisheries, Marine fisheries, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 2014 (GN No. 68 of 2014).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2014

Keyword: Aquaculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 2015 (GN No. 106 of 2015).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2015

Keyword: Aquaculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amendment to the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act 2007.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2008

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021 - Act No. 15 of 2021.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2021

Keyword: Financing, Governance, Institution, Agricultural development, Internal trade, Financial agricultural measures, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 2019 (GN No. 173 of 2019).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2019

Keyword: Aquaculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

The Fisheries Act 2023.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2023

Keyword: Framework law, Aquaculture, Inland fisheries, Marine fisheries, Access right, Allocation/quota, Animal health, Artisanal fishing, Authorization/permit, Business/industry/corporations, Certification, Community management, Concession, Cooperative/producer organization, Court/tribunal, Data collection/reporting, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Enforcement/compliance, Exploration, Fish disease, Fish products, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing area, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel, Foreign fishing, Harbour, High seas, Inspection, Institution, Integrated management, Internal trade, International relations/cooperation, International trade, Alien species, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Liability/compensation, Mariculture, Maritime zone, Monitoring, Non-commercial fishing, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Post-harvest treatment, Procedural matters, Protection of environment, Seasons, Size, Use restrictions, Marine protected areas, Wetlands, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX