Sponge Fishery Law (Chapter 146).
Type of law
Date of original text
A Law to provide for the better regulation of the Cyprus Sponge Fishery. It regulates: power of Governor to grant exclusive right, manner of making grants, grant to specify rent, term and conditions, security to be given by the grantee, penalty for sponge fishing without permission, illegal fishing for sponge, special licences, power of governor to restrict sponge fishing, offences, forfeiture of sponge, unlawful possession of sponge, declaration of sponge landed, power to detain and search vessels, duty of boats to bring to.
Date of consolidation/reprint
The English text incorporates amendments up 1949; The Greek version is the most updated text (up to 1968).