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Name: Foreign Fishing Vessel Regulations (L.N. No. 38/1998).
Country: Eritrea
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-05-25
Entry into force:
ISN: ERI-1998-R-87834
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Regulations PDF of Regulations (consulted on 2011-09-15)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations make provision for the granting of fishing and other licenses to foreign fishing vessels, lay down some rules relative to operations of those vessels in Eritrean waters, and prescribe offences and penalties. No fishing license shall be granted to a vessel which is not registered with the Ministry of Fisheries (art. 3). The First Schedule provides a form of fishing license and the Second Schedule a form of a transshipment license. Article 5 concerns fees. Conditions that in general apply to operations of foreign fishing vessels are set out in article 6. Agents shall be appointed for each vessel for which an application for registration or granting of a license is made (art.7). Remaining provisions set out rules for operations of vessels such as the stowage of gear, disposal of waste matter, and the fitting out of vessels, regulate scienti8fic research (art. 17) and prescribe offences and penalties. The Third Schedule contains specifications for the marking of vessels. (22 articles)
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