Factsheet: Framework for the development of acquaculture sector

Framework for the development of acquaculture sector

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law 4282: Development of Aquacultures and other provisions (Official Government Gazette A' 182 / 29.08.2014)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
NOMOΣ ΥΠ’ ΑΡΙΘ. 4282: Ανάπτυξη Υδατοκαλλιεργειών και άλλες διατάξεις (ΦΕΚ Α' 182 / 29.08.2014)
Description: 
Law 4282/2014 defines the legal framework fot the development of the aquaculture sector in the context of sustainable operation. The granting of marine or lacustrine water areas for the installation of a aquaculture unit are defined, as well as the administrative process for the granting of installation and operation licences for aquaculture units operating on land or water. The Law also foresees a National Development Programme for Aquacultures and a relevant National Council which will, among other priorites assist in 1) resolving access rights issues and conflicts over the use of water areas 2) promote research and innovation and 3) simplify and improve the legal framework for the aquaculture sector.
Goal/Aim: 
The aim of this law is to set out framework for the development of the aquaculture sector in the context of sustainable operation.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Connection with National Policy: 
The law is connected with the Regional Development and Urban Planning framework.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Rural Development And Food

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2014