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Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 (Republic Act No. 8550).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act providing for the development, management, and conservation of fisheries and aquatic resources, integrating all laws pertinent thereto, and for other purposes.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Basic legislation Institution Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Policy/planning Artisanal fishing Coastal zone management Prohibited fishing area Fishing area Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Rural youth Fishing authorization Social protection
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
Enters into force on 28 July 1998.
Abstract

The Code makes provision for the management and conservation of fisheries and aquaculture in the Philippines and the reconstitution or establishment of fisheries institutions both at the national and local level.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Repeals

Presidential Decree on Fisheries 1975 (No. 704 of 1975).

Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Special fund, Credit, International trade, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Executive Order No. 154, s. 2013 approving National Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing (NPOA-IUU).

Legislation | Philippines | 2013

Keyword: Institution, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Policy/planning, Artisanal fishing, Coastal zone management, Prohibited fishing area, Fishing area, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Rural youth, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 (Administrative Order No. 3 of 1998 of the Department of Agriculture).

Legislation | Philippines | 1998

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Fishery management and conservation, Institution, Inland fisheries, Policy/planning, Artisanal fishing, Coastal zone management, Prohibited fishing area, Fishing area, Enforcement/compliance, Navigation, Offences/penalties, Rural youth, Fish disease, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Republic Act No. 10654 amending Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998.

Legislation | Philippines | 2014

Keyword: Institution, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Fishing area, Transshipment, Inspection, Special fund, Prohibited fishing area, Landing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Endangered species, Bycatch, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX