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

Country/Territory
Mauritius
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Government Gazette of Mauritius No. 69 of 6 August 2016.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Molluscs Seasons Size Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations, made by the Minister section 71(1)(f) and (j) of the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act, prohibits fishing for octopus during the closed season or any octopus that is undersized. However, the Permanent Secretary may, for the purpose of scientific research, authorise a person to fish octopus during a closed season. Penalties are prescribed.

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.mu

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

Amended by

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