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Decree No. 1520 of 2010 to regulate fishing for cod in the fish protection zone of Svalbard in 2011.

Type of law

This Decree regulates the fishing for Norwegian arctic cod as main catch and bycatch for the year 2011 in the fisheries protection zone of Svalbard. It provides that Norwegian and Russian commercial fishing vessels may fish quotas of arctic cod within quotas assigned to each country. Vessels from the European Union and Faeroe Islands may fish with an established quota of 25.973 and 1.427 tons respectively. Bycatch shall be limited to ten percent of catch of other species. Offences shall be punished in accordance with section 8 and 9 of Act No. 91 of 1976 relating to the Economic Zone of Norway and sections 60, 61 and 64 of the Marine Living Resources Act. Assistance in fishing shall be considered as fishing.
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Entry into force notes
Remains in force during the whole year 2011.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter torsk i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard i 2011.