Proposed Fishing Law Sent Back to Debate

October 29, 2004

A proposed law that would give governmentofficials authority to enforce thenation’s fishing regulations, which wasapproved in first debate by the LegislativeAssembly in July, has returned to firstdebate at the request of the ConstitutionalChamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV),the Association MarViva announced.The court recommended changes tojust two paragraphs of the proposed law,to ensure it will not later be declaredunconstitutional, according to a statementfrom MarViva.Parts of the previous fishing law weredeclared unconstitutional in 1995, andCosta Rica has been unable to enforcefishing regulations ever since (TT, July 23).

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

How to file a criminal complaint, or ‘denuncia,’ in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
681 views
Costa Rica
681 views

How to file a criminal complaint, or ‘denuncia,’ in Costa Rica

Caeli Chesin - March 22, 2019

In Costa Rica, a criminal complaint can report workplace harassment, a home invasion or sexual assault, among other crimes related…

Off the eaten path: Aroi Thai
Dining & Nightlife
799 views
Dining & Nightlife
799 views

Off the eaten path: Aroi Thai

William Ayre - March 22, 2019

Aroi Thai was the first Thai restaurant in Costa Rica. They started as a delivery-only service before opening a restaurant…

Costa Rica confirms measles cases in children of United States citizens
Costa Rica
3430 views
Costa Rica
3430 views

Costa Rica confirms measles cases in children of United States citizens

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

Costa Rica is enacting a National Surveillance Protocol after confirming two cases of measles, the Health Ministry announced Thursday afternoon.…