Puhtu-Laelatu Nature Reserve was established and the protection procedure was determined in 2003. The current protection rules entered into force on 26 October 2017.
The protection procedure determines the different zones of the reserve and the prohibited and permitted actions in these zones. In addition, an implementing plan of action (management plan) is compiled regarding the reserves. The management plan of Puhtu-Laelatu Nature Reserve, including Rame limited-conservation area, has been compiled for the years 2018–2027.