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Pearl Culture (Control) Ordinance (Chapter 307).
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC002303
Countries: China
Regions: ASIA;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;East Asian Seas;Eastern Asia
Territorial Subdivision: Hong Kong
Date of original Text: 15/05/1959
Date of Consolidation: 1984
Source: Photocopy, 7 pp.
Amends: LEX-FAOC001311 Ordinance No. 26 on Pearl Culture (Control), 1958. 15/05/1964
Amends: LEX-FAOC001312 Pearl Culture (Control) Regulations (Chapter 307, section 15). 15/05/1964
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: The Ordinance contains 17 sections: Short title (1); Interpretation (2); Production of evidence of type of specimens of pearl oysters (3); Appointment of officers (4); Prescription of cultivated areas (5); Licensing (6); Director empowered to issue instructions as to cultivation of pearl oysters;(7); Pearl oysters not to be cultivated except under licence (8); Protection of oyster beds and rafts (9); Property in pearl oysters (10); Powers of search and seizure (11); Powers of arrest (12); Forfeiture (13); Contiguous areas (14); Regulations (15); Amendments of Schedule (16); Saving (17).
Comment: Revised Edition of the original text of 15 May 1959 incorporates amendments up to 1984.
Main subjects: Fisheries