||Regulating Fishing Law No. 8 of 1962.
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||Law on-line FAO Lex, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF (consulté le 2010-04-19)
||This Law regulates marine fisheries only. It is composed of 7 Parts divided into 35 articles. Part I contains introductory provisions. Part II provides for the issuance of fishing licences. Fishing vessels and their inspection is given in Part III. Fishing conditions and rules provided for in Part IV. Part V deals with the crew, in particular the termination of a contract and rights and responsibilities of the captain. The need to have insurance in case of occupational accidents and casualties is contained in Part VI, along with notification and investigation of accidents to and by the competent authority. Crimes and Contraventions are dealt in Part VII. Regulatory powers are assigned to the Minister of Industry regarding vessels, gear, size of fish, protection of fish and other organisms, limitation and prohibition of fishing. Part II deals with foreign fishing.