50 CFR 600.5 - Purpose and scope.

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§ 600.5 Purpose and scope.
(a) This part contains general provisions governing the operation of the eight Regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Magnuson-Stevens Act and describes the Secretary's role and responsibilities under the Act. The Councils are institutions created by Federal law and must conform to the uniform standards established by the Secretary in this part.
(b) This part also governs all foreign fishing under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, prescribes procedures for the conduct of preemption hearings under section 306(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, and collects the general provisions common to all domestic fisheries governed by this chapter.
(c) This part also governs fishing capacity reduction programs under the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
[61 FR 32540, June 24, 1996, as amended at 63 FR 7075, Feb. 12, 1998; 65 FR 31443, May 18, 2000]

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  • 2014-12-24; vol. 79 # 247 - Wednesday, December 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 77399 - Vessel Monitoring Systems; Requirements for Enhanced Mobile Transceiver Unit and Mobile Communication Service Type-Approval
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      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective January 23, 2015.
      50 CFR Parts 600 and 648

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Title 50 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-12-24; vol. 79 # 247 - Wednesday, December 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 77399 - Vessel Monitoring Systems; Requirements for Enhanced Mobile Transceiver Unit and Mobile Communication Service Type-Approval
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective January 23, 2015.
      50 CFR Parts 600 and 648