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Decree No. 1342 of 1999 relative to satellite-based control of activities of foreign fishing vessels in the Norwegian Economic Zone and the Fisheries Zone of Jan Mayen.

Type of law
Date of original text

This Decree applies to vessels flying the flag of one of the member states of the European Union with a total length over 24 metres fishing in the Norwegian economic zone and the fishery zone of Jan Mayen. These vessels shall have a satellite tracking system installed on board in accordance with sections 2 and 3. Section 4 prohibits manipulation of satellite tracking equipment. Sections 5 and 6 provide for measures in the circumstance that the system fails. Alternative use of reporting shall be used and the vessel is under obligation to repair or substitute equipment within a month. (8 sections)
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of Decree No. 1342 of 1999 as amended last by Decree No. 155 of 2005.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om satellittbasert overv kning av utenlandske fiskefart ys aktivitet i Norges indre farvann, sj territorium og konomiske sone og i fiskerisonen ved Jan Mayen.