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Presidential Decree amending the first paragraph of section 17 and section 35 of Presidential Decree No. 704.

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1976
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Artisanal fishing Fishing area Fishing gear/fishing method Coastal zone management
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

It is the policy of the State to raise the economic condition of the municipal and small-scale fishermen. To achieve this purpose, those fishermen shall be provided with a wider area in the Philippine waters within which to operate their fishing boats of three gross tons or less. Commercial fishing boats shall be allowed to operate only in the Philippine waters of seven or more fathoms deep subject to the conditions and the rules and regulations that may, from time to time, be promulgated by the

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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Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed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