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

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1976
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Basic legislation Institution Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Special fund Credit International trade Internal trade Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Cartilaginous fishes Fishing authorization
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

The Decree prescribes rules for marine fisheries and inland fisheries including the lease of fish ponds, and to a certain extent, exportation and importation of fish.

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Fisheries Administrative Order No. 164 concerning rules and regulations governing the operation of "Hulbot-Hulbot" in the Philippine waters.

Legislation | Philippines | 1987

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Administrative Order No.163 prohibiting the operation of "Muro-Ami" and "Kayakas" in all Philippine waters.

Legislation | Philippines | 1986

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Marine fishes, Fishing gear/fishing method

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Administrative Order No. 155 regulating the use of fine meshed nets in fishing.

Legislation | Philippines | 1986

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Marine fishes, Mesh, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Administrative Order No. 144 establishing rules and regulations on commercial fishing.

Legislation | Philippines | 1983

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Marine fisheries, Authorization/permit, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Administrative Order No. 188 promulgating regulations governing the operation of commercial fishing boats in Philippine waters using tuna purse seine nets.

Legislation | Philippines | 1993

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing vessel, Mesh

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

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).

Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Offences/penalties, Access right, Aquatic animals, Marine fishes, Marine mammals, Allocation/quota, Cartilaginous fishes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Artisanal fishing, Fishing area, Fishing gear/fishing method, Coastal zone management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Local Government Code of 1991 (Republic Act No. 7160).

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution, Extension, Offences/penalties, Land-use planning, Land reform

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

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

Legislation | Philippines | 1998

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX