Deputies approve aquaculture storage facility regulation
Monday, March 17, 2014, 03:50 (GMT + 9)
The House of Representatives passed a bill that complements the regulation of aquaculture storage facilities in order not to hinder the renewal of the existing permits that meet the conditions set by the authority.
The initiative was approved with 94 votes in favour and 3 abstentions, the House reported.
This proposal corrects a limitation set by Act 20,434, which introduced rules on the aquaculture concessions and affects the renewal of the existing permits and of the new concession applications.
That legislation added new rules to the legislation of aquaculture concessions in the context of the progress of the infectious salmon anemia (ISA) virus and defined a limitation for the renewal of licenses, which the deputies considered impracticable to sustain.
Transitory Article 2 of the Act prohibits the issuance of new permits for storage facilities and the renovation of... FULL STORY