The legislative instruments designed to deliver Canada’s fisheries resource objectives include: • the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Act; • the Oceans Act; • the Fisheries Act; • the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act; and • the Species at Risk Act. [...] The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Act The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Act establishes the powers, duties, and functions of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, which extend to and include all matters over which Parliament has jurisdiction relating to: • seacoast and inland fisheries; • fishing and marine sciences; and • the coordination of the policies and programs of the Gover [...] Canada has ratified, and is implementing, national versions of all the international agreements identified in the IPOA-IUU as key elements for combating IUU fishing, including: • the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea; • the United Nations Fish Agreement; • the FAO Compliance Agreement; and • the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fishing Operations. [...] The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is the comprehensive regime of law and order covering the world’s oceans and seas. [...] One of the most innovative aspects of UNFA is the right of States that are party to the UNFA to board and inspect vessels of other State parties on the high seas, and to verify compliance with internationally agreed fishing rules of RFMOs.
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