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

Country/Territory
Mauritius
Document type
Regulation
Date
2022
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
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
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations, made under sections 74(1)(d) of the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act, no. 27 of 2007, provide for matters concerning the issuance of applications for exploratory fishing, intended as the activity with the purpose of assessing the sustainability and feasibility of future commercial fisheries. The Regulations concern: exploratory data, as scientific elements including gear, size and species of catch and by-catch; terms and conditions for issuing exploratory authorisation, including: the protection of the marine environment, the ban on the use of a trawl net along the sea floor, specific conditions for landing of catch and by-catch, submission of records, presence of observers on board the vessels during the exploration, the respect and protection of fish species defined in the attachment; offences and penalties in case of misconduct.

Full text
English
Website
blueconomy.govmu.org

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | Mauritius | 2007

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX