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  1. Kenya - Fishers - Law, Act

    Fisheries Management and Development Act (No 35 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-09 | KEN-2016-L-103989

  2. Kenya - Fishers - Law, Act

    Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act (No 13 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01 | KEN-2013-L-94531

    AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the consolidation of the laws on the regulation and promotion of agriculture generally, to provide for the establishment of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority, to make provision for the respective roles of the national and county governments in agriculture excluding livestock and related matters in furtherance of the relevant provisions of the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution and for connected purposes.

    Repeals the following Acts:
    (a) Agriculture Act;
    (b) Suppression of Noxious Weeds Act;
    (c) Grass Fires Act.

  3. Kenya - Fishers - International agreement

    Convention for the Establishment of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-06-30 | INT-1994-IA-88146

    The Agreement concerns the establishment of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization. Purpose of the Organization is to promote the conservation and sustainable utilization of the living resources of the lake.
    The objectives of the Organization are to be achieved through the harmonized action of the Organs established by articles 4-9: 1) the Council of Ministers as the supreme body, responsible for the general management of the Organization; 2) the Executive Committee, whose members shall be the heads of fisheries management and fisheries research departments; 3) the Fisheries Management Committee with advisory functions on matters regarding the conservation and management of the living resources of the Lake (i.e. identification of problems relevant to general ecosystem health, introduction of non-indigenous species, conservation of indigenous species, etc.); 4) the Scientific Committee whose competence pertains to the field of research projects, data collection, statistical methods, etc.; 5) the Permanent Secretariat; 6) other committees, sub-committees and working groups established by the Organization.
    Articles 10-24 concern, among other matters, national consultations, research access, funding, signature, ratification, accession, entry into force, amendment, interpretation and settlement of disputes. The Annex to the Agreement concerns the recognition of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization and the granting of privileges and immunities and is divided into two Parts: Part A makes general provision for the accordance of privileges, immunities and facilities; Part B concerns provisions specific for the State of Uganda.

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