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Ministerial Order No. 126/2023 establishing the closed season for mangrove crab fishing throughout the coastal zone of Mozambique, from November 1st to December 31st 2023, for all artisanal fishers and fishing operators carrying out the activity of catching and harvesting mangrove crabs.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
This Ministerial Order, under Law No. 22/2013 establishes the closed season for mangrove crab fishing throughout the coastal zone of Mozambique, from November 1st to December 31st 2023, for all artisanal fishers and fishing operators carrying out the activity of catching and harvesting mangrove crabs. The closed season for mangrove crab fishing has been established throughout the coastal zone of Mozambique, from November 1st to December 31st, 2023, for all fishing operators who carry out the activity of catching and harvesting mangrove crabs. Processing establishments that handle, process and sell mangrove crab in the national territory are prohibited from acquiring, transporting, selling, handling or processing mangrove crab, from production and collection, in the period between November 1 to December 31, 2023. To this end, fishing companies and operators must submit to the competent local Fish Inspection authorities a declaration of the existence of raw material and final product by October 31, 2023.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Ministerial Order enters into force on 1 November 2023 and expires on 31 December 2023.
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Boletim Oficial, I S rie, No. 221, 17 November 2023.
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Diploma Ministerial n. 126/2023: Estabelece o per odo de defeso para a pescaria do caranguejo de mangal em toda zona costeira de Mo ambique, de 1 de Novembro 31 de Dezembro de 2023, para todos pescadores artesanais e operadores de pesca que exercem a actividade de captura e apanha de caranguejo de mangal.