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Order No. 1222 on Fishing Regulation in 2012 and certain fishery conditions in 2013.

Type of law

The Order sets regulations in regards to commercial fishing activities and applies to revenues from foreign-registered vessels operating in Denmark. Regardless of where fishing occurs, owners of vessels registered in a EU country must comply with current provisions for fishing activities in adherence to EU regulations on conservation of fishery resources. Vessels are subject to authorization for operating based on size, fishing methods and gear. The allowable catch quota assigned for various fishing areas include all fish species (salmon quota is based on number thereof and not weight). Trans-shipment of catch may only take place after prior permission from the Danish Agri-Fish Agency and application should include all information pertaining the fishing vessel.
The Order consists of 24 Chapters and 16 Appendix: General regulation (1); General limitations (2); Segments and different forms of regulation (3); General rules for allocation on the basis of quota shares (FKA and ITQ) and the transfer of yearly volume (4); Purpose and parts of the Fish Fund, ration-fishing for FKA types and vessels (5); Special arrangement for coastal fisheries (6); First-time establishment of FKA vessels or ITQ-industry types (7); Exchange of yearly volume of quotas within the IOK and FKA (8); Transfer of FKA (9); Pool fishing (10); Common provisions for fisheries with ITQ (11); Mackerel in the North Sea, Skagerrak, Kattegat, Baltic Sea and in Norwegian waters north of 62 N (12); Herring in the North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat and Atlantic herring (13); Sandeel in EU waters in the North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat, Norwegian zone in the North Sea, blue whiting in Community and international waters, blue whiting in the Faroese zone, horse mackerel in ICES areas IIa, IVa, Vb, VI, VIIa-c, and e-k, VIIIa, b, d and e, XII and XIV, Capros aper in EU waters and international waters of ICES zones VI, VII and VIII and Trisopterus esmarki in the North Sea (EU waters), Skagerrak and Kattegat (14); Industrial fishing (15); Rati fishing (16); General regulations (17); KW-days in connection with the recovery of certain stocks in ICES zone IIIa, IC, VI, VIIa, VII, however in EU waters in zones IIa and Vb (18); KW Fund (19); Allocation of kilowatt units for first-time incumbents who have been granted loans or FKA-ITQ loan (20); Transmission of kilowatt units to other vessels in relation to fisheries management between 1 February 2012 and 31 January 2013 (21); Maximum capacity measured in kilowatts of vessels authorized to fish in a target area (kW-ceiling)(22); Fisheries regulated by catch quotas (23); Control provisions, redress, penalties (24).
Appendix 1 - Waters in the North Sea, English Channel, Skagerrak, Kattegat, Baltic Sea and Belts with ICES sub-areas.
Appendix 2 - Application for consent and withdrawal of consent.
Appendix 3 Permits.
Appendix 4 - Conversion factors for calculation of quantities.
Appendix 5A - Notification of arrival and unloading.
Appendix 5B - Notification when entering and leaving the waters.
Appendix 6 - Communications on new rules and conditions for fishing.
Appendix 7 - Fish species prohibited to discard if legally landed.
Appendix 8 - Information to Danish Agri-Fish Agency in connection with the transfer of ITQ shares and yearly volume.
Appendix 9 - Information to Danish Agri-Fish Agency in connection with the transfer of FKA and yearly volume for certain species.
Appendix 10 - Landings of cod, hake, herring, mackerel and horse mackerel over a certain amount of designated ports.
Appendix 11 - List of deep-sea species.
Appendix 12 - Percentage of distribution of individual quotas for net- or trawl-vessels assigned FKA loans, see article 73 on the basis of calculation for each vessel, article 72.
Appendix 13 - Trawling and/or other towing gear in the Kattegat.
Appendix 14 - Requirements for the selected bags used when fishing with trawls and/or other towing gear in the Kattegat with a mesh size of 90 mm or more in accordance with article 35 section 2.
Appendix 15 - Information to Danish Agri-Fish Agency in connection with the transfer of kilowatt-days.
Appendix 16 - Table of contents.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Order enters into force on 19 December 2011.
Repeals Order No. 1443 of 15 December 2010.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om regulering af fiskeriet i 2012 og visse vilk r for fiskeriet i f lgende r.