Fisheries (Protection of Turtles) (Amendments) Regulations 2004 (L.N. No. 15 of 2004).
Type of law
These Regulations amend the Fisheries Regulations by inserting a new regulation (20A). Regulation 20A introduces a moratorium on molesting, taking or killing of turtles. Notwithstanding regulation 20 (restrictions on taking, etc. of turtles), no person shall: (a) in any way molest, or take or kill turtles of any species; (b) sell, offer, or expose for sale or export any turtle shell or flesh; or (c) dig up, use, take or destroy turtle eggs of any species. The Minister may, upon a written request by any person, exempt that person by writing from this rule.
Date of text
Fiji Islands Government Gazette Supplement No. 6, 6 February 2004, pp. 39-40.