Fisheries Minister u-turns on N$1 500 recreational fishing levy

Fisheries Minister u-turns on N$1 500 recreational fishing levy
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The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau has cancelled the newly-introduced N$1 500 recreational fishing licence fee.
The previous levy of N$14 has been re-introduced.
Esau says there were no proper consultations in this regard from the side of stakeholders.
This follows after the Ministry's recent announcement of an increased amount N$1 500 for a fishing levy.
The development led to a public outcry.
Yearly fees will also remain the same, at N$168.