20 January 2014
Executive Committee of Coastal Links South Africa has called for the
amendments to the Marine Living Resources Act be approved quickly.
Last week the
committee met in Langebaan to consider key issues affecting the fishing
They also reflected
on the developments around the commercial line fish permit allocations.
Officer for Masifundise Development Trust Monsour Jaffer said it is vital that
Marine Living Resources Act be amended as soon possible going through
that the MLRA has the potential to improve the lives of small fisheries substantial
around the country, that is of course if it is properly implemented and for that
we rely a lot on the department of Fisheries to drive that process and
collaboration with all other stakeholders.” Jaffer said.
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