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Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 3. FISH AND GAME GENERALLY [2000 - 2948]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )
  

CHAPTER 10.5. Marine Life Protection Act [2850 - 2863]
  ( Chapter 10.5 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 1015, Sec. 1. )

  
2860.  

(a) The commission may regulate commercial and recreational fishing and any other taking of marine species in MPAs.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the taking of a marine species in a marine life reserve is prohibited for any purpose, including recreational and commercial fishing, except that the commission may authorize the taking of a marine species for scientific purposes, consistent with the purposes of this chapter, under a scientific collecting permit issued by the department.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 1015, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2000.)