The Belize Fisheries Department, today issued a release advising the public that anyone who intends to engage in fishing, using a non prohibited gill net, is required to apply to the Fisheries Administrator to register the gill net, using Form I of the Second Schedule. This is in accordance with the Statutory Instrument No. 78 of 2011. Registration of gill nets will take place at the Fisheries Department in Belize City on May 13 – June 30, while the enforcement of the regulation will commence on July 1st 2013. The Department cautions that anyone who violates these terms commits an offense and will be liable to conviction.