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3.1(a) Shark-Finning Policy

Effective

  • June 1, 2012
  • December 31, 2022

Adopted

  • January 23, 2012

Amended

  • October 20, 2015
  • July 27, 2021
This measure also applies to the PVR

In light of the difficulties in enforcement and accurate data collection, all ISSF Participating Companies shall establish and publish policies prohibiting shark finning and requiring sharks be landed with fins naturally attached, if retained. “Publish” for the purpose of this measure includes posting the policy on the company’s public website.

In the event a Participating Company does not have a public website, the Participating Company shall make its policy otherwise available to the general public.

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