STATE OF EMERGENCY (SOE) REGULATIONS AND ORDERS

LN 5.20 Coronavirus Protection Measures 2020 LN 6.20 SOE Regulation – The Management & Minimisation of the impact of coronavirus Regulation 2020 LN 7.20 Designation Order (Chairmanship) LN 8.20 Rationing of Basic Food Commodities Order LN 9.20 Designation of Quarantine Areas Order LN 10.20 Grant Exemptions to essential Public Service LN 11.20 – Order Designate […]

Tuvalu Fisheries Department on the move to draft the crewing Policy & Regulation

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department TFD organized a consultation with stakeholders together with the help from the Forum Fisheries Agency FFA, to put in place a crewing policy and regulation. Mr Mike Betty the new Fisheries Adviser, Mr Isala Tito Isala the TFD legal officer and Mr Tion Nabau with Leonard Rodwell, consultants from FFA facilitated […]

Joint Venture Agreement Signed: National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu (NAFICOT), SAJO and O Yong Fishing Industry

The National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu (NAFICOT), owned by the Government of Tuvalu signed a Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Sajo Industries of Korea and O Yang Fishing Industry (also from Korea) on the 29th of July 2017 at the Funafuti Lagoon Hotel in Tuvalu. The Joint Venture agreement was signed by the Honourable Dr […]

First Fisheries Monitoring and Management Consultation (FMMC) with the Funafuti Community on the Funafuti reef fishery

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) organised a consultation with the Funafuti community, Fale Kaupule, Kaupule, Funafuti Fishermen’s Association and outer island leaders on monitoring and management of coastal reef fisheries. The meeting ran for one and a half days, on the 23rd and 24th February 2017 at Tausoa Lima in Funafuti. The meeting was part […]

Fisheries Legislation in Tuvalu

Laws, Regulations and other Instruments applying to Fisheries in Tuvalu: MarineResourcesAct (2006): CAP 48.16 Fisheries (VMS) Regulations(2000): CAP 48.20.3; Conservation and Management Measures (PNA 3IA) Regulations (2009): LN 17 of 2009; Marine Resources Amendment Act (2012); Marine Resources Amendment Act (2017); Maritime Zones Act (2012)(2012); Declaration of Archipelagic Baselines (2012): LN 7 of 2012; Declaration […]