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Decree No. 19 of 2011 to regulate fishing for capelin in Greenland, Iceland and Jan Mayen in the season 2010-2011.

Type of law
Date of original text

This Decree prohibits in principle fishing by Norwegian vessels for capelin in the North-East Atlantic. Notwithstanding the prohibition, vessels of Norway with a purse seine licence may catch 48.611 tons of capelin in the Fisheries zone of Jan Mayen, and in areas of the Fisheries Zones of Greenland and the EEZ of Iceland north of 64 30 N. Of this amount 30.671 tons may be caught in the EEZ of Iceland. The Fisheries Directorate may order a stop on fishing once the maximum allowable catch is reached. Remaining provisions concern bycatch, individual catch quotas for vessels (900 tons), blocking of fishing areas, transshipment of fish, reporting, sailing dates and prohibition of sailing, and offences.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of Decree No. 19 of 2011 as amended last by Decree No. 488 of 2011.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter lodde ved Gr nland, Island og Jan Mayen i 2010 2011.