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  1. Indonesia - Fishers - Law, Act

    Law on the Protection and Empowerment of Fishers, Fishing Resources and Salt Farmers (No. 7/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-04-14 | IDN-2016-L-103079

    All other laws which relate to fishers remain in force unless they contradict the provisions in this Law.

  2. Indonesia - Fishers - Law, Act

    Law No. 45/2009 amending Law No. 31/2004 concerning Fishery. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-10-29 | IDN-2009-L-89346

    This Law amends the Fisheries Law No. 31/2004 by making changes to several articles of the Law and by inserting new provisions.
    Amendments to the Law cover various issues regarding the development, management and conservation of fisheries including: management and conservation of fish resources; fishing gear and fishing methods; aquaculture; fishing vessels and fishing ports; provisions to favour minor fishermen and minor fish cultivators; control and law enforcement in the handling of criminal acts in the fishery field; application of sanctions; etc.

  3. Indonesia - Fishers - Law, Act

    Fisheries Law No. 31/2004. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-10-06 | IDN-2004-L-89345

    The Law is a basic fisheries legislation consisting of 111 articles divided into 17 Chapters: General provisions (I); Fish cultivation (IV); Fishery business (V); Fishery information system and statistics (VI); Levies (VII); Fishery research and development (VIII); Fishery education, training and elucidations (IX); Empowerment of small fishermen and small fish breeders (X); Delegation of duty and assistance (XI); Monitoring of fishery affairs (XII); Court of fishery affairs (XIII); Investigation, prosecution and examination in the sessions of the court of fishery affairs (XIV); Criminal provisions (XV); Transitory provisions (XVI); Closing provisions (XVII). Chapters II and III are missing from the text.
    The Law stipulates provisions on utilization of fish resources, either for fish catching or fish breeding, in the Indonesian EEZ and the open seas according to the international conditions, to ensure their preservation and the protection of the environment. The Ministry shall determine provisions for the regulation of: fishing gear, allowable catch, fish breeding, prevention of pollution, protected fish, etc. (art. 7). All individuals and companies carrying out fishing business shall be licensed, except for small fishermen and small fish breeders. The Government shall establish a court of fishery affairs authorized to examine, hear and rule criminal cases in fishery affairs.

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