|Name:||Barbuda (Fisheries) Regulations, 2014 (S.I. No. 33 of 2014).|
|Country:||Antigua and Barbuda|
|Type of legislation:||Regulation, Decree, Ordinance|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAOLEX) PDF of Regulations (DOC.NORMES) (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.