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  1. Barbados - Fishers - Law, Act

    Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2000 (No. 8 of 2000). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-06-01 | BRB-2000-L-87105

    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.

  2. Barbados - Fishers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Fisheries (Management) Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 102 of 1998). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1998-07-27 | BRB-1998-R-87107

    The Minister shall designate by Notice in the Official gazette, prohibited fishing methods and species of fish which may not be harvested during the closed season and in closed areas (reg. 3). Regulation 4 prohibits the use of entangling nets, whereas regulation 5 prohibits the uses of seine nets of a specified mesh size. Regulations 6 and prohibits selling or having in possession of lobsters carrying eggs respectively turtles and turtle eggs. Regulations 8, 9, 10 and 11 concern the protection of sea eggs. No person shall land any yellowfin tuna or bigeye tuna of less than 3.2 kilograms live weight (reg. 13). Regulation 14 provide for the protection of coral. (16 regulations)

  3. Barbados - Fishers - Law, Act

    Fisheries Act, 1993 (Cap. 391). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1993-10-01 | BRB-1993-L-87104

    An Act to provide for the management and development of fisheries in Barbados and to provide for the appointment of a Chief Fisheries Officer and a Fisheries Advisory Committee.
    The 47 sections are divided into a Citation and 4 Parts: Fisheries Management and Development (I); Safety of Commercial Fishing Vessels and Accidents at Sea (II); Enforcement (III); General (IV).
    The Chief Fisheries Officer shall develop and keep under review fisheries schemes (sect. 4). Section 7 makes provision for fisheries access agreements and section 8 provides for fishing licences for foreign vessels. Other sections of Part I provide, among other things, for; local fishing vessel licences (11), commercial fishermen's licences (12), conditions of fishing licences (14), fees, royalties and other charges (15), registration of local fishing vessels (18), appeals (23), construction and alteration of fishing vessels (24), fisheries related research (26-28), prohibited fishing methods (29). Section 31 (Part II) prescribes certificates of inspection for local fishing vessels. The Minister may regulate matters specified in section 46. The Act is completed by 2 Schedules: Fisheries Advisory Committee (1) and repeals (2).

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