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Law on marine fisheries.

Type of law

This Law regulates the effective implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy of the European Union, and closely defines and determines the relations, tasks and powers of various competent bodies; monitoring, additional control, and inspection matters; and rules governing the reporting to the European Commission.
The Law also establishes, at national level, the objectives of the fisheries policy, management and protection of the marine biological resources, concrete fishing provisions, various data collection issues, participation in the work of international organizations in fisheries and/or international projects contributing to the achievement of fishery policy objectives at national level (all relevant to marine fisheries on the territory of the Republic of Croatia).
This text is also in full accordance with many European Parliament and Council Regulations as listed in the provisions of the article 2.
The Annex (related to the classification of certain penalty measures and criteria) is also an integral part of this publication.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force eight days after its publication in the Official Gazette, except for the provisions of the article 43 which shall enter into force on 1 January 2018.
Publication reference
(Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia 62/2017)
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Zakon o morsom ribarstvu.
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