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Presidential Decree amending Presidential Decree No. 704 by increasing the penalties for certain forms of illegal fishing, dealing in illegally caught fish or fishery/aquatic products, and for other purposes (No. 1058).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1976
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishing gear/fishing method Offences/penalties Access right Aquatic animals Marine fishes Marine mammals Allocation/quota Cartilaginous fishes
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

It shall be unlawful for any person to catch, take or gather or cause to be caught, taken or gathered fish or fishery/aquatic products in the Philippine waters with the use of explosives, obnoxious or poisonous substance, or by the use of electricity. Provided, that mere possession of such explosives with intent to use the same for illegal fishing as herein defined shall be punishable as hereinafter provided. The Secretary may, upon recommendation of the Director and subject to such safeguards a

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References - Legislation

Amends

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Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed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