Decision No. 494/2001/QD-BTS dated June 15, 2001 of the Ministry of Aquatic Products issuing the regulation on the fishing ship registry and the fishing ship and crew registration
THE MINISTRY OF AQUATIC RESOURCES
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, June 15, 2001
ISSUING THE REGULATION ON THE FISHING SHIP REGISTRY AND THE FISHING SHIP AND CREW REGISTRATION
THE MINISTER OF AQUATIC RESOURCES
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 50/CP of June 21, 1994 on the tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Aquatic Resources;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 91/CP of August 23, 1997 issuing the Regulation on registration of sea-going ships and crew and Decree No. 23/2001/ND-CP of May 3, 2001 amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Regulation on registration of sea-going ships and crew, issued together with the Government’s Decree No. 91/CP of August 23, 1997;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 72/1998/ND-CP of September 15, 1998 on ensuring safety for fishermen and fishing means operating on the sea;
Pursuant to branch standards from 28 TCN 140:2000 to 28 TCN 149:2000, issued together with Decision No. 03/2000/QD-BTS of January 6, 2000 of the Minister of Aquatic Resources;
At the proposal of the director of the Aquatic Resource Protection Department,
Article 1.- To issue together with this Decision the Regulation on the fishing ship registry and the fishing ship and crew registration.
Article 2.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its signing. The previous provisions of Decision No. 413/QD-BVNL of April 1, 1996 and Decision No. 211-TS/QD of June 17, 1992 are hereby annulled.
Article 3.- The director of the Office, the directors of the Departments, the Chief Inspector of the Ministry, the director of the Aquatic Resource Protection Department, the heads of the agencies and units of the Ministry and the directors of the provincial/municipal Aquatic Resources; Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery; and Agriculture and Rural Development Services shall have to implement this Decision.
FOR THE MINISTER OF AQUATIC RESOURCES
Nguyen Ngoc Hong
ON THE FISHING SHIP REGISTRY AND THE FISHING SHIPS AND CREW REGISTRATION
(Issued together with Decision No. 494/2001/QD-BTS of June 15, 2001 of the Minister of Aquatic Resources)
Article 1.- This Regulation prescribes the principles for organizing the fishing ship registry and the fishing ship and crew registration.
Article 2.- In this Regulation the following terms shall be construed as follows:
1. Fishing ship registry means the performance of the tasks of checking, supervising and assessing the technical conditions of fishing ships, including manufacturing materials and machines, tools and equipment for use on fishing ships being in the process of designing, building, overhauling, reformation or operation.
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