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Fisheries (Wakaya Marine Reserve) Regulations 2015 (L. N. No. 40 of 2015).

Country/Territory
Fiji
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Prohibited fishing area Cartilaginous fishes Protected fishing area Fishing gear/fishing method Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Protected area Coral Aquatic animals Aquatic plants Protection of habitats Marine area Marine protected areas Turtles
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations, made by the Minister for Fisheries and Forests under section 9 of the Fisheries Act, declare the marine area set out in the Schedule as the Wakaya Marine Reserve for the purpose of conserving, protecting and maintaining species of fish, sharks, rays, cetaceans, sea turtles and all marine organisms including coral within the area. They also establish the area marked in green on the map set out in the Schedule as a Buffer Zone for the Marine Reserve. Any fishing activity or acti

Full text
English
Website
www.fiji.gov.fj

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act (Chapter 158).

Legislation | Fiji | 1942 (1997)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Foreign fishing, Registration, Traditional rights/customary rights, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing vessel, Marking/identification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX