Coastal Fisheries Protection Regulations (C.R.C., c. 413)

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02

  •  (1) No fishing vessel of a participating state shall fish for a species of fish, for which the NAFO Measures prescribe a minimum mesh size, with a net in which the mesh size in any part of the net, other than the underside of a trawl codend, is obstructed so as to diminish the size of the meshes.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply where the vessel has attached a device described in Annex XV of the NAFO Measures to the upper side of the codend, provided that the device is attached in such a manner that it does not obstruct the meshes of the codend, including any extension used to lengthen that codend.

  • SOR/99-313, s. 4;
  • SOR/2004-110, s. 10.

 Every fishing vessel of a participating state shall comply with the catch communication requirements set out in Article 22 of the NAFO Measures.

  • SOR/99-313, s. 4;
  • SOR/2004-110, s. 11.

 No fishing vessel of a participating state shall interfere with a satellite tracking system on board the vessel.

  • SOR/99-313, s. 4.

 [Repealed, SOR/2004-110, s. 12]

 No fishing vessel of a participating state shall prevent an observer from carrying out his or her duties.

  • SOR/99-313, s. 4.

 When an inspection vessel sends Signal SQ 3 to a fishing vessel of a participating state that has begun or is about to begin hauling its nets, the fishing vessel shall ensure that the nets are not hauled for a period of at least 30 minutes after the signal has been sent.

  • SOR/2004-110, s. 13.

 A fishing vessel of a participating state that is carrying an observer shall

  • (a) provide suitable food and lodging for the observer while the observer remains on the vessel; and

  • (b) ensure that all necessary cooperation is extended to the observer to enable the observer to carry out his or her duties, including providing access to the retained catch and to catch that is intended to be discarded.

  • SOR/99-313, s. 4.

International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

  •  (1) All waters of the Atlantic Ocean and its adjacent seas beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the territorial sea of a state is measured are hereby designated as areas of the sea regulated by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas for the purposes of section 5.3 of the Act.

  • (2) All waters of the Atlantic Ocean and its adjacent seas beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the territorial sea of a state is measured are hereby designated as areas of the sea regulated by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas for the purposes of paragraph 5.5(a) of the Act.

  • SOR/99-313, s. 4.