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Decree No. 1571 of 2008 to regulate fishing for coalfish in the North Sea and in the Skagerrak in 2009.

Type of law

This Decree prohibits in principle fishing for and landing of coalfish in 2009 south of 62 N by Norwegian vessels. It specifies, however, a total catch quota of 63.186 tons to be used by Norwegian vessels in the inner waters, territory and EEZ of Norway and the EU zone in ICES areas IV and IIIa. Group quotas for trawl, seine and conventional gear are specified. Trawl includes cod trawl, pelagic trawl and coalfish trawl. Remaining provisions concern a stop on fishing to be decreed by the Director of Fisheries, bycatch, calculation and use of quotas, other directions to be given by the Director of Fisheries and offences.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Remains in force during the whole year 2009.
Source language


Legislation status
in force
Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter sei i Nordsj en og Skagerrak i 2009.