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Name: Fisheries Act [51 MIRC Ch 2].
Country: Marshall Islands
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-10-13
Entry into force:
ISN: MHL-1997-L-87649
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=87649&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Pacific Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2011-08-25)
Abstract/Citation: PART I- FISHERIES CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
201. Short Title.
202. Exclusive control and Management of marine resources.
203. Conservation, management and sustainable use of the fishery resources.
204. Objectives and Purposes.
205. Authority may determine total level of fishing and allocations of fishing rights.
206. Authority may determine participatory rights in fishery.
207. Designated fisheries- fishery management and development plans.
208. Conservation and management measures.
209. Protection of certain species.
210. Protection and promotion of artisanal fisheries.
211. Fisheries Exclusion Zone.
212. Cooperation on high seas fishing for highly resources.
213. Consultation on international fisheries management.
214. Fishing with poisons or explosives.
215. Limitations on taking turtles.
216. Control of sponges.
217. Control of pinctada margarztzfera (black-lip mother of pearl oyster shell).
218. Prohibition of harvesting trochus except during Open season.
219. Introduction of fish into Fishery Waters.
220. Prohibition of removal of fish from nets, traps,
221. Protection of fish aggregating devices, artificial Reefs mooring buoys, floats, trays etc.
222. Protection of fishing vessel or gear.
223. Use of possession of prohibited fishing gear
224. Prohibition of driftnet fishing.

PART II - TRADE COMMERCIAL SALE AND EXPORT
225. Prohibition of trade in fish, fish products, or other marine resources.
226. Commercial sale of endangered species.
227. Export of live fish, fish products or other marine migratory fish stocks.
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