Recreational and Sport Fishing Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code of practice if you operate as a fishing guide or undertake fishing tours and charters. The code specifies requirements for responsible fishing, whether for recreation or sporting purposes. It focuses on four main areas:

  • looking after fisheries
  • protecting the environment
  • treating fish humanely
  • respecting the rights of others.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

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