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Protection of Fresh Water Fish Proclamation. (No. 45 of 1951).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
1951
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
A Proclamation to make provision for the protection of fresh water fish ill Basutoland.
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Inland fisheries Fishing gear/fishing method Seasons Authorization/permit Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Proclamation empowers the High Commissioner to prescribe for any district or for any area or waters the periods of close seasons and to make Regulations with respect to the issue of permits and to regulate the capture or destruction of fish, the stocking of waters by fish, the importation of live fresh and the cultivation of fish for food purposes. The Proclamation also, among other things, limits the rights of non-Africans to take fish, prohibits the use of explosives, provides with respec

Full text
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Website
www.environment.gov.ls

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Fresh Water Fish Regulations (No. 112 of 1951).

Legislation | Lesotho | 1951

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Authorization/permit, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Non-commercial fishing, Seasons, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX