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Regional Law No. 531-4-ZKO On fishing and conservation of aquatic biological resources in the regional territory .

Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Regional Law regulates relations in the field of fisheries and conservation of aquatic biological resources in the regional territory. This Law applies to waterbodies of fishery significance in the regional territory used for the purposes of fishing and conservation of aquatic biological resources in accordance with the water legislation of the Russian Federation. Natural persons and legal entities on the regional territory can carry out the following types of fishing: (a) industrial fishing; (b) fishing for research and control purposes; (c) fishing for educational and cultural purposes; (d) fishing for aquaculture (fishfarming) purposes; (e) recreational fishing; and (f) other types of fishing in accordance with federal legislation. The boundaries of fishing areas are determined in accordance with the requirements of the Water Code of the Russian Federation in the manner established by the Government of the Russian Federation. Citizens, individual entrepreneurs, officials and legal entities who have caused harm to aquatic biological resources and their habitat shall compensate for the damage caused voluntarily or by a court decision in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. Every citizen has the right to use (without the use of mechanical vehicles) the shoreline of public waterbodies for movement and stay near them, including for recreational fishing and mooring of floating craft. Unless otherwise established by the fishing rules, it is permitted to carry out recreational fishing with the return of live obtained (caught) aquatic biological resources to their habitat. Quotas for the extraction (catch) of aquatic biological resources for the organization of recreational fishing are distributed by the authorized body in the manner established by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Regional Law enters into force 10 days after the date of its official publication.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
22 2009 N 531-4- .