Marine Living Resources Amendment Act

Link to law: http://www.gov.za/documents/marine-living-resources-amendment-act
Published: 2000-12-01

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Marine Living Resources Amendment Act [No. 68 of 2000]
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
GOVERNMENT GAZETTp
STAATSKOERANT
VAN DIE REPUBLIEK VAN SUID-AFRIKA
Registered at the Post Ojice as a Newspaper As ‘n Nuusb[ad by die Poskantoor Geregistre~r
CAPE TOWN, 1 DECEMBER 2000 VOL 426 No. 21844
KAAPSTAD, 1 DESEMBER 2000
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THE PRESIDENCY

No. 1315. 1 December 2000
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act which is hereby published for genera] information:-
No. 68 of 2000: Marine Living Resources Amendment Act, 2000.
DIE PRESIDENSIE
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No. 1315. 1 Desember 2000 I
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GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
Words underlined wi[h a solid line indicate insertions i n existing enactments,
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(Ejlgli.slt text signed by the President.) (Assented to 29 No\IeInbeI 2000. )
ACT To amend the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998, so as to permit the extension of certain rights to undertake commercial or subsistence fishing, engage in mariculture or operate a fish-processing establishment; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. asfollows:— Amendment of section 18 of Act 18 of 1998
1. Section 18 of the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998, is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (6) of the following subsection: 5
“(6A) (a) If the Minister has granted a right contemplated in subsection (6) to a person for a period not exceeding three years, the Minister may once only, at the expiration of such period, extend the period of validity of the right for a further period not exceeding two years on such terms and conditions as he or she may impose. 10
(b) The Minister may extend the period of validity of the right in whole or in part, but must have regard to any change in the total allowable catch, the total applied effort determined in terms of section 14 or to both such change and effort.”.
Short title
2. This Act is called the Marine Living Resources Amendment Act, 2000, and must be 15 deemed to have taken effect on 30 May 2000.