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Decree No. 1333 of 2008 to regulate fishing for cod in the North Sea and the Skagerrak in 2009.

Type of law

The Decree prohibits in general the fishing by Norwegian vessels for cod in the North Sea and outside a marine area delineated by the baseline in the Skagerrak in 2009. However, section 2 allows a total catch by Norwegian vessels of 4.514 tons in the North Sea and 133 tons in the Skagerrak on the seaward side of the baseline. A catch quota shall be allocated in accordance with the size of the participating vessel. Specified amounts may be caught with "conventional" gear. Remaining provisions concern bycatch, quota arrangements related to the status of the vessel and transfer of catch or quotas, powers of the Director of Fisheries and penalties.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Remains in force until the end of 2009.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter torsk i Nordsj en og Skagerrak i 2009.