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Fisheries (Fishing of Sea Cucumbers) Regulations, Government Notice no. 189 of 2023.

Country/Territory
Mauritius
Document type
Regulation
Date
2023
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Government Gazette of Mauritius no. 113 of 2023.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Aquatic animals Fishing authorization Seasons Offences/penalties Protection of species Size Marine fisheries
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations, made by the Minister under section 206 of the Fisheries Act 2023, define conditions for sea cucumber fishing and prevent anyone from fishing sea cucumber without authorisation. The Regulations also specify a period of the year when fishing of sea cucumbers is allowed, and define the minimum size of the species below which fishing is prohibited. The Regulations provide for penalties and fines in case of misconduct.

Full text
English
Website
supremecourt.govmu.org

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Repeals

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