The Traditional Coastal and Marine Fisherfolk (Protection of Rights) Act 2009: draft

An Act to recognize and vest the traditional rights and the occupation of fishing through traditional means in fisherfolk who have been residing in coastal areas for generations and carry on regular fishing activity in coastal and marine areas and to provide a framework for protecting the rights so vested. This Act may be called the Traditional Coastal and Marine Fisherfolk (Protection of Rights) Act, 2009.