Fisheries Act [Cap 315]

Year of Version:2006
Date of Entry into Force:March 27, 2006
Date of Text (Enacted):March 27, 2006
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
-The Fisheries Act [Cap 315] is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006.

-This Law makes provision for the management, development and regulation of fisheries within Vanuatu waters, and for the regulation of Vanuatu fishing vessels outside of Vanuatu waters in a manner consistent with Vanuatu’s international obligations, and for related matters.

For the provisions concerning the traditional knowledge, see:
-Part 2, Section 3(g) (p. 8)
-Part 4, Section 6 (p. 10)
-Part 8, Section 39 (p. 25)
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