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Permit For Hatchery (Section 32, State Fisheries Ordinance 2003)

No person shall construct or set up or use any hatchery for aquaculture witout a permit from the State Fishries Officer.

Application forms can be obtained from Enforcement and Licensing Unit or any Divisional Agriculture Offices throughtout the State. Completed forms can be submitted direct to this office together with the certified supporting documents in 7 sets.

Procedure for Application

Completed application forms can be submitted to Enforcement and Licensing Unit, Inland Fisheries, or through any Divisional Agriculture Offices together with the following certified true copies of supporting documents in 7 sets.

  1. Land title
  2. Locality map
  3. Cadastral map
  4. Overall layout plan and size of the hatchery
  5. Tenancy agreement/ Letter of consent
  6. 2 copies of passport sized photograph

Permit will be issued if the application is approved by the Licensing Panel.

Any permit issued under this section shall be subject to such terms and conditions as the State Fisheries Officer may deem fit and necessary.

Permit fees is RM100.00 per annum and is subject to renewal before the expiry date.

Failure to comply will result in being compounded or fined and the permit revolked.

Please be reminded that it is an offence to establish and operate Hatchery for Aquaculture witout a valid Permit.


A fine not exceeding RM20,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or both.

Application For Hatchery (Section 32)

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For details, please contact:

Enforcement and Licensing Unit,
Pusat Perikanan Darat, Semongok
Batu 12, Jalan Kuching/Serian
93250 Kuching
Tel: 082-613630 / Fax: 082-611871

or Fisheries Officer at Divisional Agriculture Office:

Samarahan Tel: 082-671221
Sri Aman Tel: 083-322120
Betong Tel: 083-472005
Sarikei Tel: 084-654144
Sibu Tel: 084-333711
Bintulu Tel: 086-311484
Miri Tel: 085-432933
Limbang Tel: 085-217917
Mukah Tel: 084-871205
Kapit Tel: 084-796316

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