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Decree No. 1523 of 2010 to prohibit fishing for capelin in Fisheries Protection Zone of Svalbard in 2011.

Type of law

This Decree completely prohibits the fishing for capelin in 2011 in the Fisheries Protection Zone as defined in Decree relative to the fishery protection zone of Svalbard of 1977. 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 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.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Remains into force during the whole year 2011.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om forbud mot fiske lodde i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard i 2011.