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Decree No. 1515 of 2008 to prohibit fishing for Norwegian young herring in the Fisheries Protection Zone of Svalbard in 2009.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
This Decree completely prohibits the fishing for spring-spawned Norwegian herring in the Fisheries Protection Zone of Svalbard in 2009. It applies to Norwegian and foreign commercial fishing vessels of any type and support vessels including vessels for experimental fishing and exploration. Infringement, caused by either intentional or negligent behaviour, shall be punished in accordance with sections 8 and 9 of the Act No. 91 of 1976 relating to the Economic Zone of Norway and sections 61 and 64 of the Marine Living Resources Act. Assistance in fishing or attempt to fish shall be regarded as fishing and shall be punishable on the same terms.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Remains in force for the whole year 2009.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Forskrift om forbud mot fiske norsk v rgytende sild i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard i 2009.