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Presidential Decree No. 63/24 on Management Measures for Marine and Inland Fisheries, Aquaculture and Salt for the year 2024.

Type of law

This Presidential Decree, under Law No. 6-A/04 on Aquatic Biological Resources, establishes the Management Measures for Marine and Inland Fisheries, Aquaculture and Salt production for the Year 2024, with a view to: ensuring a balance between the exploitation and conservation of aquatic biological resources, promoting sustainable aquaculture, and improving salt production and its quality. In particular, these measures, consisting of 42 articles, divided into nine Chapters regulate the fishing sectors for the year 2024. The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources is responsible for coordinating and supervising the implementation of the management policy for aquatic biological resources, as well as the salt production and quality control policy. In particular, they regulate for 2024: Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for the semi-industrial and industrial fishing segments; Fishing quota; Fishing effort limit; Bycatch fishing; Minimum sizes of captured species; Minimum mesh size allowed per fishing gear; Prohibition periods; Reserved and fishing areas; Prohibitions; Management measures applicable to vessels; Special measures for the management of marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Salt management, etc.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Presidential Decree enters into force on the day of its publication.
Serial Imprint
Di rio da Rep blica, I S rie, No. 36, 22 Febraury 2024.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Decreto Presidencial n. 63/24 - Estabelece as Medidas de Gest o das Pescarias Marinhas, da Pesca Continental, da Aquicultura e do Sal para o ano de 2024. Revoga o Decreto Presidencial n. 8/23, de 4 de Janeiro.