Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
10 September 2008 
Publication where the measure is specified
OG n°16 bis of 20/04/2009 
Regulation where the measure is specified
Law N°58/2008 of 10/09/2008 Determining the Organisation and Management of Aquaculture and Fishing in Rwanda 
Country/Region applying the measure
The rationale of the measure
This Law shall determine the organisation and management of aquaculture in Rwanda. 
Coded list of objectives
E: Protection of the environment 
Description of the measure
The licences for importing aquaculture gears and fishing equipment are applied for from RARDA authorities. An Order of the Minister in charge of aquaculture and fisheries shall determine the mode of importation, sale and distribution of fishing equipment and the aquaculture and fishing production. 
Reference of the measure
Art 8 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
8483.40.00 - Gears and gearing, other than toothed wheels, chain sprockets and other transmission elements presented separately; ball or roller screws; gear boxes and other speed changers, including torque converters Yes Aquaculture gears    
3926.90.10 --- Floats for fishing nets No    
5608.11.00 -- Made up fishing nets No    
7020.00.10 --- Floats for fishing nets No    
8418.61.10 --- For dairying or fishing No    
8418.69.10 --- For dairying or fishing No    
8902.00.00 Fishing vessels; factory ships and other vessels for processing or preserving fishery products. No    
9507 Fishing rods, fish-hooks and other line fishing tackle; fish landing nets, butterfly nets and similar nets; decoy Yes fishing equipment    
Aquaculture gears and fishing equipment 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world    
All countries