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Compliance & Enforcement

 

Compliance & Enforcement

The rationale is to implement policies, strategies and guidelines on compliance and enforcement, Implement Monitoring, Control and Surveillance capture fisheries and Manage patrols to protect fisheries resource;

 Functions:

  1. Implement policies, strategies and guidelines on compliance and enforcement;

  2. Implement Monitoring, Control and Surveillance capture fisheries;

  3. Manage patrols to protect fisheries resource;

  4. Fishing Vessel boarding and inspection;

  5. Manage fisheries electronic information system and all e-based systems;

  6. Develop sea and inland water fisheries compliance and enforcement plans;

  7. Establish networks for intelligence gathering and information sharing;

  8. Promote and enforce compliance with the FMD Act 2016 and other regional and international instruments;

  9. Develop fisheries compliance, law enforcement protocols and standard operating procedures;

  10. Liaise with other relevant institutions, private sector and other stakeholders on compliance and enforcement issues;

  11. Benchmark with international best practices in the area of compliance and enforcement;

  12. Manage Fisheries patrol vessels; and

  13. Build capacity of relevant collaborating stakeholders.

The Department is organized into the following divisions namely:

  1. Compliance; and

  2. Enforcement