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Name: Resolution of the Minister of Environment No. 86 of 2015 regulating the practice of some fishing activities.
Country: Qatar
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2015-05-21
Entry into force:
ISN: QAT-2015-R-102845
Bibliography: Legislation Online in Arabic Legislation Online in Arabic ALMEEZAN - Qatar Legal Portal, Qatar PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2016-10-07)
Abstract/Citation: This Resolution consisting of 6 articles aims at regulating certain fishing activities. It prohibits fishing with the following tools: gill nets with three layers, nets made of nylon (monofilament), nets for benthic trawling and cast nets. It prohibits fishing with: trawls in waters deeper than 10 meters; air rifle fishing during the breeding season; a long string non-conforming to the specifications determined by the competent department at the Ministry of Environment; some types of depth fishing with the use of rifles and cylinders; and mesh nets below the permitted measures (indicated in detail).

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