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Marine Resources Act of 2002.

Country/Territory
Micronesia, Fed. States
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by repealing chapters 1 through 5 in their entirety; by renumbering chapters 6 and 7 as chapters 10 and 11 respectively; and by enacting new chapters 1 through 9 of subtitle I; to establish the Marine Resources Act of 2002; and for other purposes.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Basic legislation Marine fisheries Fishing gear/fishing method Allocation/quota Institution Registration Foreign fishing Access right International agreement-implementation Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Fishing authorization
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

The purpose of the new Subtitle I is to ensure the sustainable development, conservation and use of the marine resources in the exclusive economic zone by promoting development of, and investment in, fishing and related activities in the context of effective stewardship. Section 102 contains definitions. No domestic fishing, commercial pilot fishing, foreign fishing or such other fishing or related activity as may be prescribed and no marine scientific research, training or foreign recreational

Full text
English
Website
www.fsmcongress.fm

References - Legislation

Amends

Title 24 of the Code of the Federal States of Micronesia on marine resources.

Legislation | Micronesia, Fed. States | 1982 (2001)

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Allocation/quota, Institution, Registration, Foreign fishing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX