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Ministerial Directive Regarding the Implementation of Closed Seasons for Industrial Trawlers under The Fisheries Management Plan of Ghana (2015 -2019).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Seasons
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

This Directive of the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development directs owners, operators and masters of industrial trawlers to comply with the closed seasons as declared by the Ministry and the Fisheries Commission on the basis of the Fisheries Management Plan 2015-2019. The closed season shall be for all industrial trawlers for the periods spcified. Penalties for violations are prescribed.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act, 2002 (Act No. 625 of 2002).

Legislation | Ghana | 2002

Keyword: Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Institution, Registration, Fishing gear/fishing method, Mesh, Transshipment, Landing, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Foreign fishing, Fishing vessel, Artisanal fishing, Non-commercial fishing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge, Marking/identification, International relations/cooperation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX