Cannot create any right, title, or property interest, and in fact are considered to be revocable permits.
Must promote fishing safety, fishery conservation and management, and social and economic benefits
Must require all fish harvested under it to be processed on vessels of the United States or on United States soil
Must specify the goals of the program
Must include provisions for regular monitoring and review
And must include an effective system for enforcement, monitoring, and management
National Fishery Program – Limited Access Privilege Programs
A council can submit for approval a LAP program to the secretary at any time, provided it meets the requirements. So what is required? Generally, the LAP: