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Name: Barbuda (Fisheries) Regulations, 2014 (S.I. No. 33 of 2014).
Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2014-08-12
Entry into force:
ISN: ATG-2014-R-99617
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAOLEX) PDF of Regulations PDF of Regulations (consulted on 2015-07-24)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations, made by the Barbuda Council under the Barbuda Local Government Act, provide with respect to selected matters concerning fisheries in Barbuda: appointment of the Barbuda Senior Fisheries Officer; constitution of the Barbuda Coastal Management Advisory Committee; fishing permits; protection of herbivorous fishes and invertebrates, lobsters, conch shells and sharks; use of traps; restrictions on the catch of certain species for certain periods of time; placement of artificial reefs in Barbuda; designation of Barbuda fisheries rangers; enforcement and offences.
The Barbuda Coastal Management Advisory Committee shall advise the Barbuda Council on coastal management in Barbuda. A person shall not fish or attempt to fish in Barbuda without having with him or her a valid Barbuda Special Area Permit. The Council may place conditions on permits based on species, time, area, gear, fishing method, or any other criteria necessary or appropriate for the long-term sustainability and responsible management of the marine ecosystem of Barbuda.

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