Modifies The Law-General Of Fisheries And Aquaculture In Terms Of Use And Benefit Of Sharks

Original Language Title: MODIFICA LA LEY GENERAL DE PESCA Y ACUICULTURA EN MATERIA DE APROVECHAMIENTO Y BENEFICIO DE TIBURONES

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Add the following article 5 bis: "article 5 bis.-prohibit the mutilation of any species of shark fins" " Action called flapping or finning, aboard ships or fishing boats or their transfer.

It will be mandatory to perform the landing of species previously identified with their fins fully or partially attached to your body in a natural way.

If a shark fin find in a fishing ship, without that it is complete and naturally attached to the corresponding trunk, it shall be presumed that it has contravened the provisions of this article. "."

(2) add the following article 110 bis: "article 110 bis.-owners who violate the prohibition referred to in article 5 bis shall be punished by a fine of 50 to 500 monthly tax units.".

(3) replace in article 111 the phrase "of the previous article" by "the articles 110 and 110 bis".

(4) add the following article 121: "article 121-processing, transportation, processing, marketing and storage of fins obtained in contravention of the prohibition set out in the article 5 bis shall be punished with a fine of 30 to 300 monthly tax units and, in addition, with closure of the establishment or premises in which has been committed the violation, up to a period of 30 days.". "."