This content is exclusively provided by FAO / FAOLEX

Decree No. 1472 of 2008 to regulate fishing for Norwegian young herring in 2009.

Type of law

This Decree places restrictions on the catch and landing of new (spawned in the spring) Norwegian herring by Norwegian vessels in 2009. The 24 articles are divided into 7 Chapters: Prohibition and definitions (1); Purse seine groups (2); Trawling groups (3); Coastal Fishing Groups (4); Blocking of fishing areas (5); General provisions (6); Penal provisions (7).
The Decree prohibits in principle the fishing for and landing of herring for Norwegian vessel in 2009. However it is allowed for Norwegian vessels to catch specified quotas if in possession of a proper specified license. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 contain provision prescribing maximum single vessel quotas for each type of fishing and conditions of access to participation.
Date of text
Source language


Legislation status
in force
Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter norsk v rgytende sild i 2009.