Cocos (Keeling) Islands fishing rules

New laws to support sustainable fisheries management in the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) are now in effect, after extensive consultation with the Cocos (Keeling) Island (CKI) communities.

The updated fisheries ordinances for CKI are fit-for-purpose and best meet the long-term needs of both the marine environment and CKI residents. Included in the new ordinances are updated bag limits, as well as governance and compliance legislation.

Further information on the ordinance can be found in Factsheet and Frequently Asked Questions documents below.



Fact sheet


Cocos Malay language