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Name: Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2000 (No. 8 of 2000).
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Fishers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-06-01
Entry into force:
ISN: BRB-2000-L-87105
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2011-07-11)
Abstract/Citation: Definitions of "commercial fishing" and "related activities" are modified. Section 8 is amended by rewording a provision regarding the power of the Minister to grant fishing licences to foreign crafts. Section 10 provides that a sport fishing licences may be issued by the Chief Fisheries Officer in such form as he may approve. This Officer may also issue local fishing licences (sect. 11). Section 12 concerns the issue of commercial fishing licences. Section 18 concerns applications for registration of fishing vessels with the Chief Fisheries Officer. Section 31 provides for certificates of inspection for local fishing vessels.
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