ICSFDC News Alerts

India: Uniform fishing ban Notification dated 20th March 2020 is online March 25,2020   |  Source: Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Fisheries

The President of India is pleased to impose a uniform ban on fishing by all fishing vessels in the Indian Exclusive Zone beyond territorial waters on the East Coast including Andaman & Nicobar Islands and West Coast including Lakshadweep Islands as per period mentioned below for conservation and effective management of fishery resources and also for sea safety reasons:

- East Coast-from 15th April to 14th June 2020 (both days inclusive) (61 days)
- West Coast-from 1st June to 31st July 2020 (both days inclusive) (61 days)

The traditional non-motorized units shall be exempted from this uniform fishing ban imposed in the Indian EEZ beyond territorial waters.

This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

Full text is available at: https://indianlegal.icsf.net/images/resources/externalNews/docs/legal_india/documents/85129424.pdf

Post Comment


Select Date:

Select Themes

Subscribe for DC News Alerts
Years in Support of Small Scale Fishworkers (1986 - 2018)