16 U.S. Code § 1826b - Duration of denial of port privileges and sanctions
Any denial of port privileges or sanction under section 1826a of this title with respect to a nation shall remain in effect until such time as the Secretary of Commerce certifies to the President and the Congress that such nation has terminated large-scale driftnet fishing or illegal, unreported, or unregulated fishing by its nationals and vessels beyond the exclusive economic zone of any nation.
Source(Pub. L. 102–582, title I, § 102,Nov. 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 4903; Pub. L. 109–479, title IV, § 403(b)(2),Jan. 12, 2007, 120 Stat. 3632.)
Section was enacted as part of the High Seas Driftnet Fisheries Enforcement Act, and not as part of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act which comprises this chapter.
2007—Pub. L. 109–479inserted “or illegal, unreported, or unregulated fishing” after “driftnet fishing”.
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