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Name: Decree No. 72/1998/ND-CP ensuring safety for fishermen and fishery means on the sea.
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Fishers; Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-09-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Cong Bao [English translation], 1998-11-10, No. 31, pp. 15-18
ISN: VNM-1998-R-51512
Bibliography: Cong Bao [English translation], 1998-11-10, No. 31, pp. 15-18
Abstract/Citation: Requires employers to register crew on fishing boats and to provide them with insurance, rescue and safety equipment, and relevant training. Sets forth the specific responsibilities of a fishing vessel captain in the case of a storm. Crew members must be 18 years of age or older (s. 8). Chapter III provides for the state management of fishery activities.

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