Legal Effectiveness in Combating Illegal Fishing

Muhammad Yusuf, Abd. Razak, Muhadar ., M. Said Karim


The fishery sector has an important and strategic role in the development of the national economy, especially in increasing the expansion of employment opportunities, income distribution, and improving the living standards of the nation in general, small fishermen, small fish farmers, and business actors in the field of fishery by maintaining the environment, sustainability, and availability of fish resources. To eradicate illegal fishing, Legal approaches can be applied to show how the law is working to deal with some issue in the society. In this context, the approach is an administrative law and a criminal law. The administrative law mechanisms are conducted in the form of permission and supervision and the criminal law mechanism is done in the form of identifying the problematical handling of illegal fisihing, inquiry and investigation of illegal fishing crime as well as the Establishment of Task Force for The Prevention and Eradication of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing.

Keywords: Legal Effectiveness; Combating Illegal Fishing

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