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Decree No. 1526 of 2003 to prohibit fishing for Norwegian young herring in the territorial waters and inner waters of Svalbard in 2004.

Type of law

This Decree applies to Norwegian and foreign commercial fishing vessels of any type and support vessels including vessels for experimental fishing and exploration. It completely prohibits the fishing for young Norwegian herring in the territorial and inner waters of Svalbard in 2004. Infringement, caused by either intentional or negligent behaviour, shall be punished in accordance with section 4 of the Act relative to Svalbard of 1925. Assistance in fishing or attempt to fish shall be regarded as fishing and shall be punishable on the same terms.
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Entry into force notes
Remains in force for the whole year 2004.
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Legislation Amendment