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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 35550



35550.  Unless the context requires otherwise, the following
definitions govern this division:
   (a) "Council" means the Ocean Protection Council established
pursuant to Section 35600.
   (b) "Fund" means the California Ocean Protection Trust Fund
established pursuant to Section 35650.
   (c) "Internationally accepted standards for sustainable seafood"
means standards that meet all of the following criteria:
   (1) Meet or exceed the Guidelines for the Ecolabeling of Fish and
Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries promulgated by the
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
   (2) Conform to all of the following principles:
   (A) A fishery must be conducted in a manner that does not lead to
overfishing or depletion of the exploited populations and, for those
populations that are depleted, the fishery must be conducted in a
manner that demonstrably leads to their recovery.
   (B) Fishing operations should allow for the maintenance of the
structure, productivity, function, and diversity of the ecosystem,
including habitat and associated dependent and ecologically related
species on which the fishery depends.
   (C) The fishery is subject to an effective management system that
respects local, national, and international laws and standards and
incorporates institutional and operational frameworks that require
use of the resource to be responsible and sustainable.
   (d) "Public agency" means a city, county, city and county,
district, or the state or any agency or department of the state.
   (e) "Sustainable" and "sustainability" mean both of the following:
   (1) Continuous replacement of resources, taking into account
fluctuations in abundance and environmental variability.
   (2) Securing the fullest possible range of present and long-term
economic, social, and ecological benefits, while maintaining
biological diversity.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 35550

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 35550



35550.  Unless the context requires otherwise, the following
definitions govern this division:
   (a) "Council" means the Ocean Protection Council established
pursuant to Section 35600.
   (b) "Fund" means the California Ocean Protection Trust Fund
established pursuant to Section 35650.
   (c) "Internationally accepted standards for sustainable seafood"
means standards that meet all of the following criteria:
   (1) Meet or exceed the Guidelines for the Ecolabeling of Fish and
Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries promulgated by the
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
   (2) Conform to all of the following principles:
   (A) A fishery must be conducted in a manner that does not lead to
overfishing or depletion of the exploited populations and, for those
populations that are depleted, the fishery must be conducted in a
manner that demonstrably leads to their recovery.
   (B) Fishing operations should allow for the maintenance of the
structure, productivity, function, and diversity of the ecosystem,
including habitat and associated dependent and ecologically related
species on which the fishery depends.
   (C) The fishery is subject to an effective management system that
respects local, national, and international laws and standards and
incorporates institutional and operational frameworks that require
use of the resource to be responsible and sustainable.
   (d) "Public agency" means a city, county, city and county,
district, or the state or any agency or department of the state.
   (e) "Sustainable" and "sustainability" mean both of the following:
   (1) Continuous replacement of resources, taking into account
fluctuations in abundance and environmental variability.
   (2) Securing the fullest possible range of present and long-term
economic, social, and ecological benefits, while maintaining
biological diversity.


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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 35550

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 35550



35550.  Unless the context requires otherwise, the following
definitions govern this division:
   (a) "Council" means the Ocean Protection Council established
pursuant to Section 35600.
   (b) "Fund" means the California Ocean Protection Trust Fund
established pursuant to Section 35650.
   (c) "Internationally accepted standards for sustainable seafood"
means standards that meet all of the following criteria:
   (1) Meet or exceed the Guidelines for the Ecolabeling of Fish and
Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries promulgated by the
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
   (2) Conform to all of the following principles:
   (A) A fishery must be conducted in a manner that does not lead to
overfishing or depletion of the exploited populations and, for those
populations that are depleted, the fishery must be conducted in a
manner that demonstrably leads to their recovery.
   (B) Fishing operations should allow for the maintenance of the
structure, productivity, function, and diversity of the ecosystem,
including habitat and associated dependent and ecologically related
species on which the fishery depends.
   (C) The fishery is subject to an effective management system that
respects local, national, and international laws and standards and
incorporates institutional and operational frameworks that require
use of the resource to be responsible and sustainable.
   (d) "Public agency" means a city, county, city and county,
district, or the state or any agency or department of the state.
   (e) "Sustainable" and "sustainability" mean both of the following:
   (1) Continuous replacement of resources, taking into account
fluctuations in abundance and environmental variability.
   (2) Securing the fullest possible range of present and long-term
economic, social, and ecological benefits, while maintaining
biological diversity.

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