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Fisheries Law.

Country/Territory
Viet Nam
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Basic legislation Aquaculture Mariculture Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Fishing area Fishing gear/fishing method Fishing vessel Foreign fishing Harbour Landing Maritime zone Navigation Prohibited fishing area Protected fishing area Seasons Size Total allowable catch Transshipment Hygiene/sanitary procedures Fishing authorization Protection of species Drugs Ecosystem preservation Marine area Marine protected areas Territorial sea
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
The Law enters into force on 1 July 2004.
Abstract

The Law includes 10 Chapters: Chapter I, General provisions; Chapter II, Protection and development of fisheries resources; Chapter III, Fishing operations; Chapter IV, Aquaculture;Chapter V, Fishing vessels and service units for fisheries activities; Chapter VI, Processing, sales, import and export of fish and fishery products; Chapter VII, International cooperation on fisheries activities; Chapter VIII, State management of fisheries activities; Chapter IX, Rewards and sanctions; Chapter X, Exe

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Decree No. 191/2004/ND-CP on management of fishery activities of foreign fishing vessels in Vietnam’s seas.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Fishing vessel, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree of the Government No 27/2005/ND-CP regulating and guiding the implementation of certain articles in the Fisheries Law.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2005

Keyword: Marine protected areas, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Wetlands, Special fund, Certification, Inland waters, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 32/2010/ND-CP on the management of fishery activities of foreign ships in Viet Nam’s sea areas.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2010

Keyword: Foreign fishing, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing vessel, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Law on Fisheries (18/2017/QH14).

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2017

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Community management, Foreign fishing, Monitoring, International relations/cooperation, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Marine protected areas, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Endangered species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX