24.0311 Drift gillnet fishing prohibited.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 24.0311]

It is unlawful for:

(1) any person to engage in drift gillnet fishing within the Territorial waters of American Samoa;

(2) any person to sell or offer for sale any nets to be used for drift gillnet fishing;

(3) any person to sell or offer for sale any fish taken from the Territorial waters of American Samoa by drift gillnet fishing;

(4) any fish processor to process or otherwise possess any fish taken by drift gillnet fishing;

(5) any fishing vessel engaged in drift gillnet fishing or any companion to fuel or escort vessels that assist or may assist in refueling a drift gillnet vessel covered by this section to fuel or otherwise stop at any of the ports of American Samoa, except in the event of emergency;

(6) any person to sell or offer for sale fuel to any vessel engaged in drift gillnet fishing.

History: 1989, PL 21-20