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

Country/Territory
Mauritius
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Government Gazette of Mauritius No. 36 of 23 April 2016.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Fishing vessel Equipment Human rights
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations, made by the Minister under section 74(1)(l) of the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act, concerns safety of fishing boats registered under section 44 of the Act and measuring less than 12 metres in length overall. They prohibit the owner of a fishing boat to lease or lend his or her fishing boat to any person other than a fisherman and, in general, use a fishing boat unless there is, on the fishing boat, all safety and security equipment (including a VHF radio), as applicable. The Regulations set out safety and protection of health measures for fishermen present at boats to which these Regulations apply and in particular prohibit the use of alcohol while operating a fishing boat.

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