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Fisheries Act, 1949 (Act No. 267 of 1949).
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC001710
Countries: Japan
Regions: Asia;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;Eastern Asia;ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Date of original Text: 15/12/1949
Date of Consolidation: 2007
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC170073 Ministerial Ordinance on the Permission, Regulation, etc. of Designated Fisheries (No. 5). 2009
Related Web Site: www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp
Type of Text: Legislation
Abstract: This Act aims to establish a basic fisheries production system.The Act deals in great detail with several kinds of fishing rights and licenses for individuals and groups of persons. Fisheries Adjustment Commissions for each of the sea areas and a Fisheries Policy Council shall be established to provide for the enforcement of the provisions of the Act. Broad regulatory powers are delegated to the competent Minister. Chapter VIII is dedicated to inland water fisheries and provides for the establishment of an Inland Waters Fishing Ground Management Commission. The Law consists of 146 articles divided in 10 Chapters.
Comment: Last revised by Act No. 77 of 2007.Repeals the Fisheries Law No. 58 of 1910.Unofficial translation.
Main subjects: Fisheries