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Marae Moana Act 2017 (No. 10 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Cook Islands
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to establish the marae moana within the waters of the Cook Islands and provide for its integrated management.
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Land-use planning Environmental planning Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Protection of species Policy/planning Offences/penalties Integrated management Coastal zone management Marine protected areas Sustainable development Basic legislation Marine mammals Institution Ecosystem preservation Coral Protection of habitats
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act establishes the marae moana (Cook islands marine park) and the Marae Moana Council. It also establishes other organs involved the marine park and provides with respect to management, conservation, use and spatial planning of the park. The primary purpose of this Act is to protect and conserve the ecological, biodiversity, and heritage values of the Cook Islands marine environment. The marae moana comprises the internal waters, territorial sea, and exclusive economic zone and the seabed,

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Amends

Marine Resources Act 2005 (No. 7 of 2005).

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2005

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Institution, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Foreign fishing, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing authorization, Marking/identification, High seas, Registration, Protection of species, Policy/planning, International agreement-implementation, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Marine mammals, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Act 2003 (No. 23 of 2003).

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2003

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, EIA, Environmental planning, Special fund, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Marine pollution, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Sustainable development, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Wetlands, Coastal zone management, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Seabed Minerals Act 2009.

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2009

Keyword: Environmental planning, Disasters, Enforcement/compliance, Marine pollution, Marine fisheries, Basic legislation, Mining, Exploration, Minerals, Concession, Deep sea bed, Institution, Authorization/permit, EIA, Offences/penalties, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX