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Decree No. 1527 of 2003 to prohibit fishing for cod in the fish protection zone of Svalbard in 2004.

Type of law

This Decree regulates the fishing for Norwegian arctic cod as main catch and bycatch in the areas defined in Act No. 11 of 1925 concerning Svalbard. It provides that Norwegian and Russian commercial fishing vessels may fish quotas of such fish within quotas assigned to each country. Vessels from Poland, EU and Faeroe Islands may fish within an established quota and within a total allowable catch of 19.400 tons. Offences shall be punished in accordance with section 8 and 9 of Act No. 91 of 1976 relating to the Economic Zone of Norway. Assistance in fishing shall be considered as fishing. (5 sections)
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Entry into force notes
Remains in force during the whole year 2004.
Based also on the Svalbard Act of 1925.
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Legislation Amendment