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Decision of Amending the Fisheries Law of the People's Republic of China.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC023789
Countries: China
Regions: ASIA;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;East Asian Seas;Eastern Asia
Date of Text: 01/12/2000
Entry into Force: Entry into force on 1 December 2001.
Amends: LEX-FAOC023913 Fisheries Law of the People's Republic of China. 28/08/2004
Type of Text: Legislation
Abstract: This Decision consists of 25 amendments of the Fisheries Law of the People's Republic of China. It adds one article as Article 9, 'the department of fishery administration or superintendence department or any members of department of fishery administration or superintendence shall not be engaged in any fishery production or marketing activities.' Further amendments concern fishing methods, fishing licence, fishing area, and fishing vessel, and also offences and penalties.
Comment: Adopted at the 18th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National People's Congress on 13 October 2000, promulgated by Order No. 38 of the President of the People's Republic of China on 31 October 2000.
Main subjects: Fisheries