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Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions - Subpart Q - Vessel Monitoring System Type-Approval (50 CFR 600.1500-600.1518).

Country/Territory
United States of America
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Monitoring Data collection/reporting Equipment Fishing vessel Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

This Subpart of Part 600 of the Code of Federal Regulations provides with respect to the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) type-approval process. Requests for approval must be send to the NMFS Office of Law Enforcement (OLE). In a type-approval request, a requestor must identify the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) region(s) and/ or Federal fisheries for which the requestor seeks type-approval. Enhanced mobile transceiver units (EMTU) must comply with specified functionality requirements. This Subpart also provides with respect to type-approval revocation and appeal against revocation decisions.

Full text
English
Website
www.ecfr.gov

References - Legislation

Implements

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (revised edition).

Legislation | United States of America | 1976

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing, Access right, Enforcement/compliance, Total allowable catch, Policy/planning, Institution, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, High seas, Cartilaginous fishes, Indigenous peoples, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX