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Coastal Fisheries Protection Regulations

Version of section 42 from 2019-06-17 to 2021-06-16:

 The Minister may authorize a state party to the Fish Stocks Agreement to take enforcement action in respect of a Canadian fishing vessel if there are reasonable grounds to believe the fishing vessel has contravened any measure

  • (a) established by NAFO for the conservation or management of a straddling fish stock; or

  • (b) established by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas for the conservation or management of a highly migratory fish stock set out in the table to this section.


    Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

    1Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)
    2Skipjack tuna (Euthynnus pelamis)
    3Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)
    4Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga)
    5Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus)
    6Bonito tuna (Sarda sarda)
    7Sailfish (Istiophorus albicans)
    8Blue marlin (Makaira nigricans)
    9White marlin (Tetrapturus albidus)
    10Longbill spearfish (Tetrapturus pfluegeri)
  • SOR/99-313, s. 4
  • SOR/2017-58, s. 50(F)
  • SOR/2019-218, s. 14

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