Fisheries Act 2011, 2011

Short title: 
Fisheries Act 2011
Long title: 
An Act to provide for the appointment of the Director of Fisheries and fisheries officers and provide for their powers and functions; promote the sustainable development of fisheries and a precautionary approach in fisheries management, conservation, utilisation and development; establish fisheries management areas and fisheries management committees; provide for the regulation of commercial fishing and aquaculture; establish the Fisheries and Aquacuture Development Fund; repeal and replace the Fisheries Act, 1974; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.
Year of Act: 
Number of Act: 
No. 22 of 2011
Date of assent: 
15 April 2011
Date of promulgation: 
18 April 2011
Date of commencement: 
18 April 2011
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