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Fisheries Regulations, 2010 (L.I. 1968).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Aquaculture Registration Policy/planning Fishing gear/fishing method Mesh Size Fish disease Transshipment Landing Inspection Monitoring Data collection/reporting Foreign fishing Fishing vessel Artisanal fishing Non-commercial fishing Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Fishing authorization Fishing charge Marking/identification Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Fish products International trade Marine mammals
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

These Regulations implement provisions of the Fisheries Act, 2002, and make provision with respect to a wide variety of matters regarding fisheries management and conservation, aquaculture and trade in fish products such as: fishery plans prepared under sections 42 to 45 of the Act; registration and marking of local, industrial and semi-industrial fishing vessels; use of fishing gear; fishing licence; dumping or transshipment of fish; fishing in foreign waters; compliance measures and monitoring

Full text
English
Website
www.epa.gov.gh

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act, 2002 (Act No. 625 of 2002).

Legislation | Ghana | 2002

Keyword: Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Institution, Registration, Fishing gear/fishing method, Mesh, Transshipment, Landing, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Foreign fishing, Fishing vessel, Artisanal fishing, Non-commercial fishing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge, Marking/identification, International relations/cooperation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Fisheries (Amendment) Regulations (L.I. 2217 of 2015).

Legislation | Ghana | 2015

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inspection, Fishing authorization, Monitoring, Registration, Landing, Certification, Harbour, International relations/cooperation, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX