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Decree No. 12 of 1989 to regulate fishing for queen scallops in the Fisheries Protection Zone of Svalbard.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Decree prohibits the fishing for queen scallops in selected areas of the Fisheries Protection Zone of Svalbard and to catch scallops of a size inferior to 60 mm. By-catch may be 10 percent of the total catch of all crustacean after selection at the sorting grid aboard the vessel. The Directorate of Fisheries may exempt vessels from territorial restrictions and order biological sampling for scientific purposes and require notification regarding visited fishing areas.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
Consolidated version of Decree No. 12 of 1989 as amended last by Decree No. 1126 of 1999.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fangst av haneskjell (Chlamys Islandica) i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard.