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  1. Qatar - Fishers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution of the Minister of Environment No. 86 of 2015 regulating the practice of some fishing activities. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-22 | QAT-2015-R-102845

    This Resolution consisting of 6 articles aims at regulating certain fishing activities. It prohibits fishing with the following tools: gill nets with three layers, nets made of nylon (monofilament), nets for benthic trawling and cast nets. It prohibits fishing with: trawls in waters deeper than 10 meters; air rifle fishing during the breeding season; a long string non-conforming to the specifications determined by the competent department at the Ministry of Environment; some types of depth fishing with the use of rifles and cylinders; and mesh nets below the permitted measures (indicated in detail).

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