104. Highly migratory species.
[MSFCMA section 102]
Summary: This section replaces "promoting the objective of
optimum utilization" with "shall promote the achievement of
Legislative history: According to the Senate report, the old
language was taken directly from article 64 of the U.N.
Convention on the Law of the Sea. The new language modifies the
section to make it consistent with the definitions used in the
Issues: The HMS procedures should be reviewed to see if they
need to be revised accordingly.
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