16 U.S. Code § 5609 - Definitions

§ 5609.
Definitions
In this chapter the following definitions apply:
(1) Authorized enforcement officer

The term “authorized enforcement officer” means a person authorized to enforce this chapter, any regulation issued under this chapter, or any measure that is legally binding on the United States under the Convention.

(2) Commissioner

The term “Commissioner” means a United States Commissioner to the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization appointed under section 5601(a) of this title.

(3) Convention

The term “Convention” means the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, done at Ottawa on October 24, 1978.

(4) Fisheries Commission

The term “Fisheries Commission” means the Fisheries Commission provided for by Articles II, XI, XII, XIII, and XIV of the Convention.

(5) General Council

The term “General Council” means the General Council provided for by Article [1] II, III, IV, and V of the Convention.

(6) Magnuson Act

The term “Magnuson Act” means the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.).

(7) Organization

The term “Organization” means the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization provided for by Article II of the Convention.

(8) Person

The term “person” means any individual (whether or not a citizen or national of the United States), and any corporation, partnership, association, or other entity (whether or not organized or existing under the laws of any State).

(9) Representative

The term “Representative” means a United States Representative to the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Scientific Council appointed under section 5601(c) of this title.

(10) Scientific Council

The term “Scientific Council” means the Scientific Council provided for by Articles II, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X of the Convention.

(11) Secretary

The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Commerce.



[1]  So in original. Probably should be “Articles”.
References in Text

The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, referred to in par. (6), is Pub. L. 94–265, Apr. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 331, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 38 (§ 1801 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1801 of this title and Tables.

Amendments

1998—Par. (6). Pub. L. 105–384 substituted “Magnuson-Stevens Fishery” for “Magnuson Fishery”.

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