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The Fisheries Act 2023.

Country/Territory
Mauritius
Document type
Legislation
Date
2023
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to repeal the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act and replace it by a more appropriate legislative framework following the recommendations made by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission (DG MARE).
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Framework law Aquaculture Inland fisheries Marine fisheries Access right Allocation/quota Animal health Artisanal fishing Authorization/permit Business/industry/corporations Certification Community management Concession Cooperative/producer organization Court/tribunal Data collection/reporting EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Enforcement/compliance Exploration Fish disease Fish products Fishery management and conservation Fishing area Fishing authorization Fishing gear/fishing method Fishing vessel Foreign fishing Harbour High seas Inspection Institution Integrated management Internal trade International relations/cooperation International trade Alien species Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Liability/compensation Mariculture Maritime zone Monitoring Non-commercial fishing Offences/penalties Policy/planning Post-harvest treatment Procedural matters Protection of environment Seasons Size Use restrictions Marine protected areas Wetlands Protected area
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Law regulates the conservation, management, development and sustainable use of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the maritime zones of Mauritius and beyond. It is organized in 17 parts, multiple sections and a total of 210 articles.

Full text
English
Website
mauritiusassembly.govmu.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Fisheries and Marine Resources Act 2007 (Act No. 27 of 2007).

Legislation | Mauritius | 2007

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Mariculture, Fish disease, Fishing authorization, Registration, Fishing vessel, Marking/identification, Foreign fishing, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Aquaculture, Animal health, Authorization/permit, Wetlands, Marine area, Marine protected areas, Protected area, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Marine mammals, Turtles, Special fund

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Fisheries (Fishing of Sea Cucumbers) Regulations, Government Notice no. 189 of 2023.

Legislation | Mauritius | 2023

Keyword: Aquatic animals, Fishing authorization, Seasons, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, Size, Marine fisheries

Source: FAO, FAOLEX