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Decree No. 1556 of 2006 to regulate fishing for cod in the fish protection zone of Svalbard in 2007.

Type of law

This Decree regulates the fishing for Norwegian arctic cod as main catch and bycatch in the areas defined in Act No. 11 of 1925 concerning 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 16.400 tons. Offences shall be punished in accordance with section 8 and 9 of Act No. 91 of 1976 relating to the Economic Zone of Norway. Assistance in fishing shall be considered as fishing. (5 sections)
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Remains in force during the whole year 2007.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter torsk i fiskevernsonen ved Svalbard i 2007.