An Act To amend the Commercial Fisheries Research and Development Act of 1964

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Summary

  • Section 4♭ of Commercial Fisheries Research and Development Act of 1964 (16 U.S.C. 779b♭ ) is repealed. Section 14 of North Pacific Fisheries Act of 1954 (16 U.S.C. 1034) is amended. Secretary of Commerce is directed to take such actions as are necessary and appropriate to determine the effect of the Japanese salmon drift gillnet fishery on marine mammal populations. The General Permit issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to the Federation of Japan Salmon Fisheries Cooperative Association on May 7, 1981 is extended through June 9, 1987. The Secretary shall ensure that any Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America shall require no less of a commitment to marine mammal and seabird research than that required by this section and the Memorandum of Understanding in effect on the date of enactment of the Fisheries Amendments Act of 1982.
  • Title III of the Act sets forth the North Atlantic Salmon Treaty. This title may be cited as the "Atlantic Salmon Convention Act of 1982". The Secretary of Commerce, in cooperation with the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, shall promulgate such regulations as my be necessary to carry out the purposes and objectives of the Convention. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the governing international fishery agreement entered into between the Government of the United States and the Government of Japan pursuant to the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) signed at Washington on September 10, 1982, is approved, and shall become effective on January 1, 1983.
  • The governing international fishery agreement entered into between the Government of the United States and the Government of Spain, signed on July 29, 1982, is approved. Miscellaneous provisions relate to the Vessel Documentation Act, the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, and the 1958 Convention on the Continental Shelf.

Subject

  • Fisheries Amendments Act of 1982
  • Atlantic Salmon Convention Act of 1982
  • United States Commercial Fisheries Research and Development Act of 1964
  • Federation of Japan Salmon Fisheries Cooperative Association
  • FMC Corporation
  • Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976
  • United States Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972
  • United States Merchant Marine Act, 1920
  • Convention on the Continental Shelf
  • North Atlantic Salmon Treaty
  • United States. Secretary of Commerce
  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • Vessel Documentation Act
  • United States Coast Guard

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 96 Stat. 1949
  • Title 16, Conservation
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This Act may be cited as the "Fisheries Amendments of 1982".

Contained within

96 Stat. 1949 (1982); Pub. L. No. 97-389 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1984
  • 12/29/1982
  • 1958

Topic

  • Economics
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Continental shelf
  • Marine resources conservation
  • Fishery conservation
  • Spain
  • Continental shelf--Economic aspects

Place

Japan

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 8; Page Numbers: 1949-56

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