Convention Article 24 (1)

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Responsibility of flag state to take measures to ensure compliance by its vessels including not conducting unauthorised fishing national waters of a contracting parties
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Article 24
Flag State duties
1. Each member of the Commission shall take such measures as may be necessary to ensure that:
(a) fishing vessels flying its flag comply with the provisions of this Convention and the conservation
and management measures adopted pursuant hereto and that such vessels do not engage in any activity which
undermine the effectiveness of such measures; and
(b) fishing vessels flying its flag do not conduct unauthorized fishing within areas under the national
jurisdiction of any Contracting Party.
Operational requirements for fishing vessels
Sub Theme
Vessel authorisation requirements
Category / CMR Section
No Evaluation Criteria Records
CCM limits not applicable for this obligation
No Risk (RBAF) Records