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Purpose of this Law, consisting of 7 articles, is to regulate fishing, import, export and re-export of shark fishes in the Emirates. Article 1 deals with sharks fishing, in particular: category of boats permitted, period of fishing (from the 1st of July up to the 31st of January of the following year), kind and number of hooks, fishing areas and provisions about carcasses and live sharks trading. Article 2 prohibits to fish shark species set out in the Appendices of the CITES Convention and refe
Ministerial Decree No. 500 of 2014 on regulating the Fishing and Trading of Sharks.
United Arab Emirates
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