Fisheries Licensing Policy for Newfoundland and Labrador Region
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The fisheries licensing policy provides details on the various licensing policies that govern the commercial fishing industry in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) should be consulted for all purposes of interpreting and applying this document.
DFO’s minister retains complete discretion to make exceptions to policy.
Who this guide is for
This guide is intended for:
- the general public
- Indigenous organizations
- recreational fish harvesters
- recognized financial institutions
- commercial licence holders and fish harvesters
In this guide
Part 1 – General Licensing Policy
Part Two – Changing licence/enterprise details
Part Three – Licence eligibility
Part Four – Aboriginal
Part Five – National fisheries policies
Part Six - Annexes
Details and history
Published: April 1, 2021
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