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Ministerial Order No. 127/2023 establishing the closed seasons for octopus fishing in the provinces of Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Inhambane from January 1st to February 29th, 2024, for all fishers and artisanal operators who carry out fishing activity of octopus catching, harvesting and marketing.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
This Ministerial Order, under Law No. 22/2013, establishes the closed season for octopus fishing in the provinces of Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Inhambane from January 1st to February 29th, 2024, for all fishers and artisanal operators who carry out octopus fishing including: catching, harvesting and marketing. Processing establishments that handle, process and sell octopus from artisanal fishing, throughout the national territory, are prohibited from acquiring, transporting, selling, handling or processing octopus, from production and collection, in the period between January 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024. 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 December 31, 2023.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Ministerial Order enters into force on 1 January 2024 and expires on 29 February 2024.
Repealed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. 127/2023: Estabelece o per odo de defeso para a pesca do polvo na prov ncia de Cabo Delgado, Nampula e Inhambane de 1 de Janeiro 29 de Fevereiro de 2024, para todos os pescadores e operadores artesanais que exercem a actividade de captura, apanha do polvo e comercializa o.