Legislation and Regulations
Main fishing regulations in the laws of Malta. (Subsidiary Legislation Chapter 425.01)
Management measures for the sustainable exploitation of fishery resources in the Mediterranean Sea, amending Regulation (EEC) No 2847/93 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1626/94
Informazzjoni Dwar Sajd Minn Dghajjes Rikreazjonali f'Malta.
LEGAL NOTICE 117 of 1975, as amended by Legal Notices 33 and 51 of 1986; and Acts XVII of 1991 and XV of 2009.
ATT DWAR IL-KONSERVAZZJONI U L-AMMINISTRAZZJONI TAS-SAJD (KAP. 425)
Regolament ta’ l-2008 li jemenda r-regolament dwar
The penalty point system is a European Commission regulation issued in 2012 which involves all fishing activities including recreational fisheries in member states. This will be implimented also in Malta. It is a penalty points system for serious infringement of fishing regulations by all sectors within the fishing industry.
It is envisaged that in the future all fishing activities at sea will have a fishing license.
CONSERVATION AREAS AROUND WRECKS
The Veterinary Regulation and Fisheries Conservation and Control within the Veterinary and Fisheries
Affairs Division (VAFD) has set a number of conservation areas around wrecks.