Decree-Law No. 97/2021 amending the Law on Inland Fishing, allowing recreational fishing in professional fishing areas.
Type of law
This Decree-Law amends the Law on Inland Fishing, allowing recreational fishing in professional fishing areas. In particular, article 20 of Law No. 7/2008 is replaced by the following: In professional fishing areas, fishing is practiced as a commercial activity, subject, in addition to general rules, to specific rules set out in the respective management and exploitation plans, which may also provide for recreational and sport fishing.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Decree-Law enters into force on the day after its publication.
Diário da República, 1 Série, No. 221, 15 November 2021.
Decreto-Lei n. 97/2021 - Altera a lei da pesca nas águas interiores, permitindo a pesca lúdica nas zonas de pesca profissional.