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

Country/Territory
Cook Islands
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the conservation, management and development of marine resources and related matters.
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
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
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes
This Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Minister and notified by publication in the Gazette.
Abstract

This Act makes provision for the management, conservation and sustainable use of fisheries resources of the Cook Islands and regulates to a certain extent aquaculture, mariculture and the fishing of the Cook Islands fishing vessels outside the Fishery Waters of the Cook Islands. Matters covered by this Act include: fisheries resources conservation and development; planning; foreign fishing and access agreements and fisheries management agreements; authorization of fishing activities; conservatio

Full text
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Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Marine Resources Act 1989 (Act No. 33).

Legislation | Cook Islands | 1989 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishing vessel, Policy/planning, Fishery management and conservation, Institution, Non-commercial fishing, Foreign fishing, Enforcement/compliance, Access right, Registration, Fishing gear/fishing method, Research, Transshipment, Processing/handling, Aquaculture, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Marine Resources (Aitutaki and Manuae Bonefish Fishery) Regulations 2010 (No. 12 of 2010).

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2010

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Policy/planning, Fishing authorization, Institution, Fishing area, Community management, Traditional rights/customary rights, Marine fishes, Enforcement/compliance, Protected area, Marine protected areas, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Resources (Large Pelagic Longline Fishery and Quota Management System) Regulations 2016.

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2016

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Policy/planning, Bycatch, Foreign fishing, Fishing gear/fishing method, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Marine fishes, Migratory species, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization, Equipment, Total allowable catch, Allocation/quota, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of species, Turtles, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Resources (Shark Conservation) Regulations 2012.

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2012

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Bycatch, Marine fishes, Cartilaginous fishes, Equipment, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, Endangered species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Resources (Aitutaki and Manuae Bonefish Fishery) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2016

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Policy/planning, Fishing authorization, Institution, Fishing area, Community management, Traditional rights/customary rights, Marine fishes, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Marine protected areas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Resources (Purse Seine Fisheries) Regulations 2013.

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2013

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Bycatch, Foreign fishing, Fishing gear/fishing method, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Resources (Longline Fishery) Regulations 2008 (No. 2 of 2008).

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2008

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

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

Legislation | Cook Islands | 2017

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas

Treaty | Multilateral | Rome |

Keyword: High seas, Authorization/permit, Registration, International relations/cooperation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Fishing vessel, Data collection/reporting, Marking/identification, Offences/penalties, Standards, Dispute settlement, Management/conservation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001183)

Implements treaty

Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

Treaty | Multilateral | New York |

Keyword: Bycatch, Artisanal fishing, Policy/planning, Biodiversity

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001237)