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Decree No. 1656 of 2010 to regulate fishing for cod in the North Sea and the Skagerrak in 2011.

Type of law
Date of original text

The Decree prohibits in general the fishing by Norwegian vessels for cod in the North Sea and outside a marine area delineated by the baseline in the Skagerrak in 2011. However, section 2 allows a total catch by Norwegian vessels of 5.111 tons in the North Sea and 139 tons in the Skagerrak on the seaward side of the baseline. A catch quota shall be allocated in accordance with the size of the participating vessel. Specified amounts may be caught with "conventional" gear. Remaining provisions concern bycatch, quota arrangements related to the status of the vessel and transfer of catch or quotas, powers of the Director of Fisheries and penalties.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of Decree No. 1656 of 2010 as last amended by Decree No. 81 of 2011
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter torsk i Nordsj en og Skagerrak 2011