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Law on Fisheries (18/2017/QH14).

Country/Territory
Viet Nam
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
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
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law comes into force on 1 January 2019.
Abstract

This Law contains revised provisions for the fisheries sector in Vietnam consists of 105 articles, divided into 9 Chapters. The Law applies to Vietnamese organizations and individuals, foreign individuals engaged in fishery in land, islands, archipelago and sea of Vietnam; Vietnamese individuals engaged in commercial fishing activities outside the Vietnam’s maritime boundary. Its provisions concern, among other things, co-management in fishery resources protection, planning on protection and exp

Full text
English
Website
seafood.vasep.com.vn

References - Legislation

Repeals

Fisheries Law.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2003 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX