Chapter 10 - Community-Based Fisheries Management Program

24.1001 Authority.

Pursuant to the authority granted to the Depa…

24.1002 Purpose.

The American Samoa Islands and its surroundin…

24.1003 Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply to the…

24.1004 Village Participation in the Community-based Fisheries Management Program.

To participate in the Community-based Fisheri…

24.1005 Designation and Marking of a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) A participating Village must designate th…

24.1006 Village By-laws.

(a) Each participating Village shall, after c…

24.1007 Removal or Tampering with markers of a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) It is a violation of these regulations fo…

24.1008 Fishing or Taking Fish in a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) The following methods of Fishing or Takin…

24.1009 Prohibited Acts.

The following Fishing methods shall be Illega…

24.1010 Damage to the Village Marine Protected Area.

It is a violation of the provisions of this C…

24.1011 Protection of other Marine Life in a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) No living Coral or Live Rock may be Taken…

24.1012 Endangered Species.

No Village or Village and Enforcement Monitor…

24.1013 Enforcement of Violations.

The following methods and procedures are auth…

24.1014 Form of Community-based Fisheries Management Program Citation.

The form of the citation shall be approved by…

24.1015 Service of a Community-based Fisheries Management Program Citation.

The citation must be served by personal deliv…

24.1016 Training of individuals to enforce Village By-laws.

(a) The Department shall provide all training…

24.1017 Penalties.

The following penalties may be assessed by th…

24.1018 Confiscation, seizure, and forfeiture of property.

(a) Property used in connection with a violat…

24.1019 Authority.

Pursuant to the authority granted to the Depa…

24.1020 Purpose.

The by-laws provide each Village with a set o…

24.1021 Definitions.

The definitions as set forth in the Community…

24.1022 Marking of a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) A Village’s designated Village Marine Pro…

24.1023 Fishing or Taking Fish in a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) The following methods of Fishing or Takin…

24.1024 Prohibited Acts.

The following Fishing methods shall be Illega…

24.1025 Damage to the Village Marine Protected Area.

It is a violation of the provisions of this C…

24.1026 Protection of other Marine Life in a Village Marine Protected Area.

(a) No living Coral or Live Rock may be Taken…

24.1027 Endangered Species.

No Person shall Take or attempt to Take any s…

24.1028 Issuance of Citations – Penalties.

(a) The Director and such department employee…

24.1029 Confiscation, seizure, and forfeiture of property.

(a) Property used in connection with a violat…