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  1. Libya - Fishers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. 7 of 1992 issuing the Implementing Regulation under Law No. 23 of 1991 on fisheries cooperatives. - Regulation in Arabic

    Adoption: 1992-01-09 | LBY-1992-R-83497

    This Regulation is composed of 5 Chapters divided into 34 articles. Establishment and registration procedures of fisheries cooperatives provided for in Chapter I. Conditions and causes for the revocation of fisheries cooperatives are defined in Chapter II. Chapter III deals with the management of cooperatives and the General Assembly. Financial system is given in Chap. IV. Dissolution of cooperatives provided for in Chapter V.

  2. Libya - Fishers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SMW Decision No. 7 issuing the Implementing Regulation of Law No. 23 of 1991 on fisheries cooperatives. - Decision on-line

    Adoption: 1992 | LBY-1992-R-83496

    This Decision consists of 5 Sections. The establishment of fisheries cooperatives and required documents are dealt with in Section 1. A cooperative shall be made up of a minimum of 20 members and shall be required to be fully engaged in fishing as well as own licensed boats (art. 1). To apply for the establishment of cooperatives, the following documents shall be necessary: copies of charter and internal organization documents signed by members; bank deposits for member shares; list of all members and number of shares held; a proof that all members participate in fishers Nakabah (associations); signed declaration that on e is not a member of another fishing cooperative; and, copy of the boat ownership certificate (art. 2). Articles 3 and 4 deal with the reviewing and processing of the abovementioned documents in different SMW departments (acceptance or refusal of applications). The cooperative charter documents shall contain date, place of issue, name of cooperative, purpose and area of work, capital and share value, name of each member, place of residence and occupation (art. 5). Re-announcement of the cooperative established before Law 23/91 are dealt with in articles 6-8. Membership conditions and reasons for withdrawal are provided for in section 2. Reasons for withdrawal of membership may include: voluntary reasons, failure to abide to the conditions, arrangements for reimbursement if eligible, etc (arts. 10 to 14). Sections 3-5 deal with the following matters: Cooperative Administration Committee; Cooperative financial organization; Cooperative closure.

  3. Libya - Fishers - Law, Act

    Law No. 23 of 1991 on fisheries cooperatives. - Law on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 1991-09-04 | LBY-1991-L-83495

    This Law is composed of 11 Chapters divided into 61 articles. Chapter I contains general provisions in particular: definition of fisheries cooperatives; and conditions for membership in fisheries cooperatives. Chapter II decrees the establishment of fisheries cooperatives. Fisheries cooperatives constitution dealt with in Chapter III. Fisheries cooperatives activities given in Chapter IV. Management of fisheries cooperatives is provided for in Chapter V in particular: the General Assembly; The General Popular Committee for Marine Resources; and Competencies of the General Popular Committee. Chapter VI pertains to cooperatives' financial system such as sources of incomes. Exemptions and advaantages provided for in Chapter VII. Control of cooperatives dealt with in Chapter VIII. Dissolution of cooperatives is given in Chapter IX. Offences and penalties are provided for in Chapter X. Chapter XI contains concluding provisions.

  4. Libya - Fishers - Law, Act

    Regulating Fishing Law No. 8 of 1962. - Law on-line

    Adoption: 1962-04-26 | LBY-1962-L-83498

    This Law regulates marine fisheries only. It is composed of 7 Parts divided into 35 articles. Part I contains introductory provisions. Part II provides for the issuance of fishing licences. Fishing vessels and their inspection is given in Part III. Fishing conditions and rules provided for in Part IV. Part V deals with the crew, in particular the termination of a contract and rights and responsibilities of the captain. The need to have insurance in case of occupational accidents and casualties is contained in Part VI, along with notification and investigation of accidents to and by the competent authority. Crimes and Contraventions are dealt in Part VII. Regulatory powers are assigned to the Minister of Industry regarding vessels, gear, size of fish, protection of fish and other organisms, limitation and prohibition of fishing. Part II deals with foreign fishing.

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