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Marine Fisheries Act (ZMR-2).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act provides for the management, conservation and exploitation of fishery resources and transposes the contents of the Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora. The stated purpose of this Act is to implement European Community policy in the field of fisheries. Fish is declared to be a natural resource under special national protection in accordance with national and Community rules.
The Act regulates commercial fishing, non-commercial fishing and recreational fishing which may be carried out after obtaining valid fishing licences by the Minister responsible for marine fishing. The text further specifies prohibitions and requirements concerning commercial and non- commercial fishing, and recreational fishing.
The Minister responsible for marine fishing in agreement with the Minister responsible for waters and nature conservation shall determine marine organisms breeding and harvesting areas.
The Act establishes two fishing reserves where commercial and recreational fishing shall be forbidden.
The Act further provides for the following matters: fishing vessel register and marking of fishing gear; first sale points and landing points of fish; financing of the fisheries sector; status and insurance of fishermen-natural persons; powers of fisheries inspectors; tasks of the police; tasks of the ministry responsible for maritime affairs; and offences and violations.
Long title of text
Zakon o morskem ribi tvu.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 January 2007 except for articles 41 and 42 which shall enter into force six months after the entry into force of the Act.
Consolidated version
Publication reference
Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia 115/2006-44/2022
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