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Fisheries and Marine Resources Act (Act No. 22 of 1998).

Pays/Territoire
Maurice
Type du document
Législation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Source d'origine
Government Gazette of Mauritius No. 132, 24 December 1998.
Titre complet
An Act to provide for the management, conservation, protection of fisheries and marine resources, and protection of the marine ecosystems.
Sujet
Pêche, Espèces sauvages et écosystèmes
Mot clé
Législation de base Pêche maritime Gestion et conservation des pêches Mariculture Maladie des poissons Autorisation de pêche Enregistrement Pêche étrangère Engins de pêche/méthodes de pêche Mise en application Infractions/sanctions Santé des animaux Autorisation/permis Préservation de l'écosystème Gestion/conservation
Aire géographique
Afrique, Afrique Orientale, Océan Indien, Petits états insulaires en développement
Résumé

This Act provides for the management, conservation and protection of fisheries and marine resources, and for the protection of the marine ecosystems within the Republic of Mauritius and its territorial waters. The Act consists of 76 sections divided into 10 Parts. Part I (Preliminary), includes an interpretation of the major phrases used within the Act. Part II concerns the management of fisheries and marine resources; including the set up of Consultative Committees by the relevant Minister. All fishermen are required under section 5 to register with the Permanent Secretary (not defined within the Act). Section 8 establishes a Marine Protected Area Fund for the purposes of management of marine protected areas as defined by the Wildlife and National Parks Act 1993. Section 9 empowers the Minister by way of regulations to prescribe measures for the protection, conservation and management of fisheries and marine resources. Part III specifies that fish farming requires authorization and registration from the Permanent Secretary unless the Minister by way of regulations provides exemptions. Section 15 makes references to the provisions necessary in the event of a disease outbreak. Part IV refers to the restrictions placed on fishing activities including a prohibition on underwater fishing without the written permission of the Secretary (sect. 17) and prescribes closed periods concerning fishing (sect. 18). Part V concerns restrictions placed on the export and import of fish and fish products. It also places restriction on importation and manufacture of implements. Part VI, which is divided into Sub-Part A and Sub-Part B, pertains to licensing of nets and implements (Sub-Part A) whereas Sub-Part B concerns the licensing of boats and vessels. Part VII relates to obligations related to boats and vessels including the provision that all boats must be registered with the Permanent Secretary. Information concerning the fishing vessels and boats, such as the name of the vessel and the date of build will be maintained in a register (sect. 50). Part VIII contains detailed provisions regarding the enforcement of the Acts obligations including the powers to search and seize, arrest and detain. Part IX states the penalties imposed for breaches of the Acts obligations. Part X is a miscellaneous chapter specifying the jurisdiction of the Act stating section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Act to be inapplicable for the purposes of this Act. Section 73 empowers the relevant Minster to issue regulations for the purpose of implementing this Act.

Texte intégral
Anglais

Références - Législation

Abroge

Fisheries Act.

Législation | Maurice | 1980

Mot clé: Législation de base, Pêche maritime, Pêche continentale, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Commerce intérieur, Commerce international, Gestion et conservation des pêches, Mise en application, Infractions/sanctions, Institution, Débarquement, Engins de pêche/méthodes de pêche

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implementé par

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Export of Fish and Fish Products) Regulations 2006 (G.N. No. 27 of 2006).

Législation | Maurice | 2006

Mot clé: Maladie des poissons, Inspection, Santé des animaux, Hygiène/procédures sanitaires, Produits de la pêche, Commerce international, Contrôle de qualité alimentaire/innocuité des produits alimentaires

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Export of Fish and Fish Products)(No. 2) Regulations 2006 (GN No. 148 of 2006).

Législation | Maurice | 2006

Mot clé: Maladie des poissons, Inspection, Santé des animaux, Hygiène/procédures sanitaires, Produits de la pêche, Commerce international, Certification, Normes, Contrôle de qualité alimentaire/innocuité des produits alimentaires

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Prohibition of Removal of Coral and Sea-shell) Regulations 2006 (GN No. 95 of 2006).

Législation | Maurice | 2006

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Gestion et conservation des pêches, Crustacés, Corail, Autorisation/permis, Animaux aquatiques

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Undersized Fish) Regulations 2006 (GN No. 54 of 2006).

Législation | Maurice | 2006

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Gestion et conservation des pêches, Poissons marins, Taille

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Fishing of Sea Cucumbers) Regulations 2008 (GN No. 189 of 2008).

Législation | Maurice | 2008

Mot clé: Gestion et conservation des pêches, Mollusques, Autorisation/permis, Débarquement, Périodes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Toxic Fish) Regulations 2004 (G.N. No. 193 of 2004).

Législation | Maurice | 2004

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Poissons marins, Poissons cartilagineux, Contrôle de qualité alimentaire/innocuité des produits alimentaires, Produits de la pêche, Toxicité/empoisonnement, Commerce international, Autorisation/permis

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Marine Protected Areas) Regulations 2001. Government Notice no. 172 of 2001.

Législation | Maurice | 2001

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Zone de pêche protégée, Engins de pêche/méthodes de pêche, Gestion et conservation des pêches, Préservation de l'écosystème, Gestion/conservation, Zones marines protégées, Zonage, Aire protégée

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries and Marine Resources (Vessel Monitoring System) Regulations 2005 (G.N. No. 87 of 2005).

Législation | Maurice | 2005

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Collecte de données/déclarations, Pêche étrangère, Infractions/sanctions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amendé par

Tourism Authority Act 2006 (No. 32 of 2006).

Législation | Maurice | 2006

Mot clé: Tourisme, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Maritime Zones Act 2005 (Act No. 2 of 2005).

Législation | Maurice | 2005

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Législation de base, Zone marine, Mer territoriale, ZEE-Zone Economique Exclusive, Plateau continental, Navigation, Infractions/sanctions, Souveraineté, Patrimoine culturel, Zones marines protégées, Aire protégée

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Economic and Financial Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Act No. 2011 of 2011).

Législation | Maurice | 2011

Mot clé: Développement agricole, Exploitation agricole, EIA, Aquaculture, Terrains agricoles, Taxe/impôt, Production végétale, Canne à sucre/betterave sucrière

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Economic Development Board Act 2017 (No. 11 of 2017).

Législation | Maurice | 2017

Mot clé: Développement agricole, Institution, Commerce/industrie/sociétés, Mesures fiscales et de marché

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Abrogé par

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

Législation | Maurice | 2007

Mot clé: Législation de base, Pêche maritime, Gestion et conservation des pêches, Mariculture, Maladie des poissons, Autorisation de pêche, Enregistrement, Navire de pêche, Marquage/identificacion, Pêche étrangère, Engins de pêche/méthodes de pêche, Périodes, Mise en application, Infractions/sanctions, Aquaculture, Santé des animaux, Autorisation/permis, Zones humides, Aire marine, Zones marines protégées, Aire protégée, Préservation de l'écosystème, Gestion/conservation, Mammifères marins, Tortues, Fonds spécial

Source: FAO, FAOLEX