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Decree No. 1710 of 2010 to prohibit fishing for Basking Sharks, Piked dogfishes and Porbeagle Sharks in 2011.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
This Decree prohibits in 2011 for Norwegian vessels to fish for and land basking Basking Sharks, Piked dogfishes and Porbeagle Sharks in the Norwegian EEZ and the in international waters ICES Statistical areas I-XIV. Dogfishes may be fished by vessels of less than 28 metres that fish with conventional gear in the Norwegian territorial and inner waters. Bycatch of basking sharks shall be returned alive to the sea, but if the fish is already dead or dying it may be landed as bycatch. Offending these provisions shall be punished in accordance with sections 61, 62 and 63 of the Marine Living Resources Act.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No