Commercial fisheries licensing policy for Eastern Canada - 1996
- Purpose of Policy Document
- Legislative Background
- Aboriginal Access
- What is a Licence?
- Licensing Principles
- Licensing Parameters
- Reform Strategy
- General Policy Guidelines
- Vessel Registration
- Leasing of a Foreign Registered Vessel
- Foreign Ownership
- Fleet Separation Policy
- Change of Licence Holder
- Licence Splits
- Residency, Home Port or Area of Historical Fishing
- Disposition of Licence(s) in Case of Death of Licence Holder
- Disposition of Licence(s) in Case of Bankruptcy of a Corporation
- Issuance of New Regular Licences
- Issuance of Exploratory Licences
- Vessel Repossession
- All Regions
- Laurentian Region
- Newfoundland Region
- Maritimes Region - Gulf Sector
- Maritimes Region - Scotia Fundy Sector
- Processing at Sea Policy
- Factory Freezer Trawler Policy - Groundfish - 1996-2000
- Vessel Replacement Rules
- Temporary Vessel Replacement Program
1. All persons making use of this document are reminded that it has no official sanction and its content may change without prior notice. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans should be consulted for all purposes of interpreting and applying this policy.
2. In this document, words importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender.
3. Notwithstanding the provisions specified in this Licensing Policy Document, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans retains complete discretion to approve an exception to these provisions.
4. This policy document replaces any previous ones.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
©Minister of Supply and Services
Cat. No. Fs 23-88/1996
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