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Name: Marine Fisheries Rules, 1983.
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 1983
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-1983-M-87970
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-10-06)
Abstract/Citation: These rules are made under the Marine Fisheries Ordinance (No. XXXV of 1983). They regulate the issuance and conditions of fishing licences for national and foreign fishing vessels, determining licence conditions, allowed fishing gear, mesh size, etc. Licences, unless determined otherwise in an individual licence, shall expire on 31 December of the year of issuance. Allowed fishing areas are determined according to type of fishing gear used, for example, for fishing with set bag nets, up to 40 meters depth in marine waters at high tide. Model application forms for licences as well as an obligatory catch record form are annexed to the text.
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